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Consider This: As mask mandates lift, does wearing a mask where others aren't offer protection?

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Masks are now optional at Logan Airport, on the MBTA and in a lot of other places. That has many officials reassuring people that, even if others aren’t masking, you can protect yourself by wearing a good mask.

Experts say that’s true — but with some big caveats.

Consider This cohost Steve Brown speaks with WBUR’s Gabrielle Emanuel for the latest on effective masking.

This segment aired on April 27, 2022.

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