December 8, 2020 By danny.carvalho@ymail.com Off

Face Masks for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SOURCES:

CDC: “Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission,” “Understanding the Difference,” “Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19,” “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): What to Do If You Are Sick,” “Cloth Face Coverings: Questions and Answers,” “Caring for Someone Sick at Home.”

FDA: “N95 Respirators and Surgical Masks (Face Masks).”

San Francisco Department of Public Health: “How to Put On and Remove a Face Mask,” “Masks and face coverings for the coronavirus outbreak.”

SSRN: “The case for universal cloth mask adoption and policies to increase supply of medical masks for health workers.”

University of California Berkeley: “Coronavirus Health FAQ.”

University of Utah: “Face Mask Guidelines.”

WHO: “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: When and how to use masks,” “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report – 73.”

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control: “Using face masks in the community.”

National Jewish Health: “Making Masks for Health Care Workers: Mask Making FAQs.”

University of Minnesota: “DIY face masks during COVID-19,” “Commentary: Masks-for-all for COVID-19 not based on sound data.”

British Journal of Surgery: “The efficiency of surgical masks of varying design and composition.”

UC Berkeley University Health Services: “Masks Information.”

Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness: “Testing the Efficiency of Homemade Masks: Would They Protect in an Influenza Epidemic?”

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center: “Testing Shows Type of Cloth Used in Homemade Masks Makes a Difference, Doctors Say.”

Missouri University of Science and Technology: “Environmental engineers study fabrics, materials for face covers.”

Georgia Institute of Technology: “Cloth Mask with Filter Insert.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “COVID-19 Face Masks.”

Northeastern University: “Pantyhose? Toilet paper? Coffee filters? Which materials make the best masks?”

Journal of Virological Methods: “Inactivation of the coronavirus that induces severe acute respiratory syndrome, SARS-CoV.”

Office of the Governor of Massachusetts: “Order requiring face coverings in public places where social distancing is not possible.”

News release, Walmart.

NYC Health: “COVID-19 Face Coverings: Frequently Asked Questions.”

JAMA Network: “Masks and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).”

National Academies Press: “Rapid Expert Consultation on the Effectiveness of Fabric Masks for the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 8, 2020).”

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