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Dr. Sui Huang on the Science Behind Masks

On April 7, 2022, Dr. Sui Huang spoke at a Research Roundtable event on the topic of “The Science Behind Masks.” Early in the pandemic Dr. Huang penned a popular article on Medium explaining how masks work and why they are important. In light of the recent changes to masking mandates, Dr. Huang explained the science behind how masks work and gave the tools to make an informed decision for yourself.

ISB’s Research Roundtable is a virtual series that is free and open to all. These events are designed for a lay audience and provide opportunities to ask questions directly to our scientists.

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