NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talked with Dr. Atul Gawande about the efficacy of different face masks and why masks remain essential in dealing with the coronavirus. Click HERE to listen or read the transcript of the interview.

Dr. Gawande is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.