Face shields a more effective deterrent to COVID?

THURSDAY, April 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Hundreds of millions of Americans heeded recent government advice and rushed to wear cloth face masks, hoping they might prevent transmission of the new coronavirus.


I spent 2 weeks wearing a face shield instead of a mask, and I'm never going back

The shield is easily cleaned, easy to see through, simple to breathe and talk in, and provides a physical barrier that protects both the wearer and others from infection. 


Are Face Shields Even Better Than Face Masks at Preventing Coronavirus Infection?

Face shields—which shield a person’s face with a clear curved plastic panel—are more comfortable, easier to put on and take off, reusable, and simple to clean. But most importantly, “we feel face shields are far more effective,” Eli Perencevich, M.D., a professor of internal medicine and epidemiology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine,