Should Face Shields Replace Face Masks to Ward Off Corona Virus?

WebMD considers how face shields may replace masks as a more comfortable and protective option in COVID-19 preventionDr. Eli Perencevich’s group at the Iowa City VA Health Care System states that “face shields may provide a better option.” Some of the advantages shields have over masks are that they are reusable, easier to clean and usually more comfortable. Additionally they allow the visibility of facial expressions which are beneficial for those who rely on facial communication.