Whether to use a mask or not for coronavirus security is extensively discussed these days. The Centers for Disease Control and Avoidance (CDC) updated its guidelines in April requiring using cloth face masks in public settings (such as grocery stores and drug stores) where social distancing measures are hard to keep.

But what about using a face mask inside your own home?

Before you dismiss the recommendation, consider this new research published in BMJ Global Health that says wearing masks in the house is 79% efficient at avoiding spread amongst relative.

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