Widely cited COVID-19-masks paper under scrutiny for inaccurate stat

Архивировано 30.10.2020: retractionwatch.com-2020-10-26-inaccurate-stat.pdf

Источник: Ivan Oransky. Widely cited COVID-19-masks paper under scrutiny for inaccurate stat. Retraction Watch, 2020-10-26.

You probably read a story or heard a news report over the past few days saying that if nearly all Americans wore masks to prevent COVID-19 spread, 130,000 lives could be saved by the end of February. That’s what a paper published on Friday says. But it turns out that figure sounds twice as good as reality.