Masking during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The use of masks as a control measure to prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 has raised many questions about their role and their limit of protection. This document presents the main types of masks, their degree of effectiveness for protection against pathogenic risks as well as the factors to consider for safe use.

Publication Date Apr 17, 2020
Author Juliette O'Keeffe
Posted by NCCEH Apr 17, 2020