Rational use of face masks in the COVID-19 pandemic

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Rational use of face masks in the COVID-19 pandemic

Description

We compared face mask use recommendations by different health authorities. Despite the consistency in the recommendation that symptomatic individuals and those in health-care settings should use face masks, discrepancies were observed in the general public and community settings.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-03-20

Citation

Feng, Shuo, Chen Shen, Nan Xia, Wei Song, Mengzhen Fan, and Benjamin J. Cowling. 2020. "Rational use of face masks in the COVID-19 pandemic." The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

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Free online on Lancet site.

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