Should masks be worn outdoors?

  title={Should masks be worn outdoors?},
  author={Babak Javid and Dirk Bassler and Manuel B. Bryant and Muge Cevik and Zeynep Tufekci and Stefan David Baral},
Wearing face coverings outside should be normalised because it may reduce transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in some situations—and may encourage mask wearing indoors, where risks are greater—say Babak Javid, Dirk Bassler, and Manuel B Bryant. But Muge Cevik, Zeynep Tufekci, and Stefan Baral argue that outdoor transmission contributes very little to overall infection rates and that efforts should focus on reducing indoor transmission 
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