Masks for All Could Save 130,000 U.S. Lives by February 28

Half-a-million Americans could die before spring without stepped-up prevention

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If the federal government were to mandate masks for everyone today, and 95% of people complied, nearly 130,000 people would not die in the United States between now and February 28, 2021, according to a new analysis in the journal…