Dale Fisher

Professor (Department of Medicine), National University of Singapore

Expertise: Infectious diseases, Microbiology, Infection control

Details:

   Website

 hypothesis  Orcid ID

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Telegraph article describing the hypothesis that face masks can variolate a population receives mixed reviews on its scientific accuracy

in The Telegraph, by Georgina Hayes

— 24 Sep 2020

"The Telegraph headline is obviously misleading but the subheading is accurate. Masks don’t give immunity; rather, the argument is that infections are milder or asymptomatic and ..