Representational photo: Woman wearing a face mask

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WHO Clears Doubts On Wearing Fabric Or Medical Masks

The World Health Organization (WHO), in its latest tweet on April 18, clarified that people functioning as health workers or those having COVID-19 symptoms should wear medical/surgical masks. Besides, those looking after the patients or having underlying medical conditions can also use medical masks. On the other hand, people who do not have COVID-19 can wear fabric masks at workplaces, shops or at any other busy public settings.

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 04:06 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: WHO, face mask, Covid-19, Surgical mask, Fabric Mask

Courtesy: The Indian Express



Face Fitting Of Mask Matters More Than Its Material: Cambridge Study

N95 mask's proper fitting is much more potent in providing protection against airborne particles than its material, suggested a study by the Cambridge University. Arguing over lack of understanding, the study revealed about the high failure rate of fit-check routines of such products. Moreover, it said a poorly-fitted mask is equal to a surgical or cloth mask. Advocating N95 masks as better ones, the researchers mentioned various significant… read-more

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 08:30 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Covid-19, N95 masks, wear mask, Coronavirus, Surgical mask

Courtesy: Hindustan Times