Updated: July 23, 2020 10:06 AM
Created: July 22, 2020 04:41 PM
Dr. Michael Osterholm, director of the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, on Wednesday published a post making his stance on masks and COVID-19 clear: he supports the public wearing them.
It comes after he made previous statements about masks limiting virus transmission that others are now using to say he doesn't support masks. He said he was simply pointing out that masks aren't a cure for COVID-19 and that other things, such as social distancing, play a large role in transmission, too.
In his post, Dr. Osterholm says he wants to clarify a few things:
To read his full statement from his Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy website, read below.
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