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Doctor’s Note: Can wearing glasses help protect against COVID-19? – Al Jazeera English

While one study has come out supporting this claim, there is no substantial evidence yet that glasses can protect you.



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A recently published study looking at 276 patients in the Suizhou Zengdu Hospital in Suizhou, China showed that those who wore glasses for more than eight hours a day were at significantly lower risk of getting COVID-19 than those who did not wear glasses. Only 16 (less than 6 percent) of those patients being studied wore glasses, in comparison to the 31 percent of the local population who wear glasses.
But does this mean that wearing glasses can help protect us against the coronavirus?

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