A randomized-trial of community-level mask promotion in rural Bangladesh during COVID-19 shows that the intervention tripled mask usage and reduced symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, demonstrating that promoting community mask-wearing can improve public health.

Jason Abaluck Laura H. KwongAshley StyczynskiAshraful HaqueMd Alamgir KabirEllen Bates-JefferysEmily CrawfordJade Benjamin-ChungSalim BenhachmiShabib RaihanShadman RahmanNeeti ZamanStephen LubyMushfiq Mobarak, Mohammad Ashraful HaqueMd Alamgir KabirEllen Bates-JefferysShabib RaihanShadman RahmanNeeti Zaman
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September 01, 2021
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