In Jan 2021, medical N95s were in short supply for #COVID19. We didn’t yet have widespread therapy or vaccines. Industrial N95s were easy to get but not protective.
Was the Twitter conversation about what type to use clear & complete?
We used social network analysis drawing upon NodeXL and Gephi to find out! Our data revealed that most tweets by health influencers recommending N95s did not provide further details about the correct type of N95 mask and the vital need to ensure a proper fit for the mask.
Check out the full preprint paper here: