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Masks are our 'best tool' against COVID-19

Who would have imagined that talking loudly, singing, laughing or coughing could present a danger to those around us?

And, yet, with COVID-19 and its ability to hide in hosts without symptoms for days and weeks, we know that what's in the air around us is suddenly more important than it was a few months ago.

"We've learned that this virus is spread through exhalation," Dr. Iahn Gonsenhauser, chief quality and patient safety officer at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains in this video. "The best thing we can do to prevent those respiratory droplets from becoming airborne and potentially infecting somebody around us is by putting on a mask."