Mask vs. Mask
Well, the results of the Loeb study I previously referenced are now published in JAMA. This represents the ONLY randomized controlled trial comparing N95 masks to surgical masks for protection of HCWs against influenza that is published in the peer-reviewed literature. The accompanying editorial, by Arjun Srinivasan (CDC) and Trish Perl (Hopkins, and member of IOM committee), is here.