“Given that the rate of nearsightedness appeared to be so much higher in the general population than in the Covid ward, the scientists wondered: Could wearing glasses protect a person from becoming infected with coronavirus?” NYT: Does Wearing Glasses Protect You From Coronavirus? This is anything but definitive, but it’s interesting. On the downside, I only wear glasses when I’m working at my laptop. On the plus side, I’m always working on my laptop.