The use of mandatory masks in various parts of Germany last spring significantly reduced the number of infections on Covid-19.
The team used public data on coronavirus cases to compare areas with and without quarantine enforcement in April.
“Depending on the area we are considering, we found that the mumps reduced the number of registered chronic respiratory infections between 15% and 75% within 20 days after the necessary recommendations,” the researchers wrote. “Assessing the reliability of the various estimates, we conclude that the parasite faces a 47% reduction in the daily reported growth rate of infection.”
The study, published Thursday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, also found that certain age groups were more likely to benefit from the use of antidepressants.
Researchers looked at data on the use of antler in Jena, a city in central Germany, after the antitrust policy went into effect on April 1-10.
They compared Jena’s mandatory quarantine policy to a control group, a similar city that grew to the equivalent of coronavirus cases before Jena’s mandatory quarantine policy.
They found “significant differences” in the reduction of the Covid-19 case in Jena.
“Our findings indicate that the recent introduction of the mask in Jena has resulted in a reduction in cases normally covered by COVID-19 by about 75% after 20 days,” the team reported.
“Simply put, if a control area monitors 100 infections in 20 days, the plaque will be observed in only 25 cases,” they wrote.
“This decline is the largest, more than 90%, for the 60-year-old age group.”
The study also concludes that, due to its low cost compared to other public health measures, anticoagulants are a cost-effective way to combat the coronavirus outbreak.
The analysis does not look at different types of masks and that it may affect the conclusion.
Previous studies on the use of mulch in public water have also reduced the distribution of Covid-19.