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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Can face masks help slow spread of Coronavirus that causes COVID - 19? Yes, face masks combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand - washing and social distancing, help slow spread of virus. So why weren't face masks recommended at start of Pandemic? At that time, experts didn't know extent to which people with COVID - 19 could spread virus before symptoms appear. Nor was it known that some people have - 19 but don't have any symptoms. Both groups can unknowingly spread to others. These discoveries led health groups to do about - face on face masks. World Health Organization And US Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Now Include Face Masks In Their Recommendations For Slowing Spread Of Virus. Cdc recommends cloth face masks for public and not surgical and N95 masks needed by health care providers.

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Surgical masks

Australian researchers, in study published in journal Thorax in July, found that three - ply surgical mask made of nonwoven material was more effective than either two - layer or single - layer cotton mask. Thinner Mask, Logically, Less Effective. In August, Duke researchers rat fitted N95 mask, three - layer surgical mask and cotton - polypropylene - cotton mask as top protectors against COVID - 19. Study, published in journal Science Advances, rat 2 - layer, pleated cotton mask at No. 5. Bandana And Gaiter - Style Neck Fleece Were Worst Among 14 Masks Test. Surgical mask: Sometimes called medical mask, it protects people from wearers respiratory emissions. But it is to protect against large droplets, splashes or sprays of bodily fluid or other types of fluid. Surgical masks are regulated by Food and Drug Administration. Cloth mask: dual - layer cloth is sufficient to protect people in public settings. It is unlikely youll be infected public by airborne viral particles. Real Threat Is Touching Infected Surface And Then Putting Your Hand To Your Face: Frequent Hand - Washing Is Sure Way To Avoid COVID - 19. Sign up our Coping with COVID podcast series here. Questions? Call our 24 hour hotline. Get text alerts by texting 31996 with COVID19 in message field.

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N95 masks

N95 masks provide higher degree of protection than surgical masks or cloth masks because they can filter out both large and small particles when wearer breathes. They are called N95 masks because they are designed to block 95 percentage of or liquids that may come in contact with your face. However, these masks are not for general public use and should be reserved healthcare workers and other medical first responders. Theyre also with children or people with facial hair. Healthcare providers are fit test for these masks, and surgical masks, they are intended to be single - use only, though researchers are examining effective ways to clean these masks.

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