Plexiglass Is Everywhere, With No Proof It Keeps Covid at Bay

Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Jun 9 · 4 min read
A musician performs behind plexiglass inside a venue at the Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale. Photo: Rory Doyle/Bloomberg

By Carey Goldberg

Sales of plexiglass tripled to roughly $750 million in the U.S. after the pandemic hit, as offices, schools, restaurants and retail stores sought protection from the droplets that health authorities suspected were spreading the coronavirus.

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