Past Event

Why Is There Confusion About Whether Masks Prevent COVID-19? Public Perceptions, Misperceptions and The Messaging of Science

May 9, 2023
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
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Event Description

A recent Cochrane report, purporting to show limited data to support mandates to use masks to prevent COVID-19 has sparked immense controversy, seized by many critics as evidence of failures by public health officials. A panel of national experts will analyze the report, its limitations, its media coverage, and lessons we can learn moving forward

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration required. For more information, please visit the event webpage or contact Athina Fontenot at [email protected].

Hosted by the Masters of Bioethics Program at Columbia University.