Face shields are popular because they don't obstruct breathing, allow for more natural conversation than face masks.

The peer-reviewed study found that face shields did not provide high levels of protection against external droplets.

According to a recent study from the University of East Anglia, if you wore a face covering during the epidemic

it probably did not provide a high degree of protection against covid

A study published today evaluated 13 different types of face shields in controlled laboratory settings.

While all face shields offered some protection, none provided high levels of protection against external droplets

In addition to conducting laboratory studies on face shields, the research team surveyed people, including healthcare workers.

in middle-income countries (Brazil and Nigeria) about their attitudes about face shields as PPE.

The amount of contamination of the manikin's face by simulated cough droplets was rated from highest to lowest.