Personal Protective Equipment

Latest evidence and recommendations for the use of masks, gloves and COVID-19

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Written by Sian White, Jackie Knee, and Karin Gallandat
FAQ: Masks

How could wearing a mask reduce COVID-19 transmission?

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What types of masks are there and what are they designed to do?

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What is a N95 respirator and who should use one?

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What is a surgical mask and who should use one?

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What is a fabric mask, who should use one, and how should they be made?

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What should be considered when making fabric masks?

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Hygienic use of fabric face masks

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What is an occupational mask and who should wear one?

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Why doesn’t the WHO recommend that everyone wears face masks in all settings?

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What do we know about the effectiveness of masks to prevent and COVID-19 transmission in community settings?

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What can modelling studies tell us about the effectiveness of wearing masks?

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How well do masks work under laboratory (experimental) conditions?

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Do homemade masks increase the risk of respiratory disease?

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How might an evolving understanding of virus transmission affect mask recommendations?

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Should hygiene promotion staff wear masks to protect themselves and others?

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