"Our analysis suggests each cloth facemask generates thousands of dollars in value from reduced mortality risk."
The economic benefit of each additional cloth mask has been estimated ("conservatively") at $3000-$6000. Not my field - someone please critique this paper.
2/ [E]veryone should make and wear cloth masks in public at all times, not just those with symptoms. Once surgical masks are no longer in short supply, encourage the universal adoption of these higher-quality protective devices.
The Case for Universal Cloth Mask Adoption and Policies to Increase Supply of Medical Masks for Health Workers . Important white paper by investigators including suggesting universal masking can reduce #COVID19 infections ~ 10%.
The Case for Universal Cloth Mask Adoption and Policies to Increase Supply of Medical Masks for Health Workers during #coronavirus crisis via et al