New study confirms social distancing and mask are effective in reducing the spread of coronavirus

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People with face masks standing in line outside office building. (PHOTO: Maskot/Getty Images)
People with face masks standing in line outside office building. (PHOTO: Maskot/Getty Images)
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New research from a review of 172 studies from 16 countries has shown that social distancing, masks and eye protection are effective in reducing the spread of Covid-19.

The research, published in the medical journal The Lancet, found evidence that protective measures were making a significant difference.

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