Healthcare Wearing a mask can significantly reduce coronavirus transmission, study on hamsters claims Updated : May 20, 2020 09:04 AM IST The study was released Sunday by the department of microbiology at The University of Hong Kong. Local media reports stated it will be published in the Clinical Infectious Diseases medical journal, suggesting it is yet to be peer reviewed. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.