Cloth Mask Use in Community Setting May be Effective in Reducing the Spread of COVID-19: Disease-Oriented Evidence.
In situations where there are limited supplies, homemade face masks should be considered to block droplet transmission from infected individuals, as they function better than no mask at all. A systematic review of non-peer reviewed research supports this conclusion; however, the data is not yet validated by experts and therefore cannot yet be used to support public health recommendations.
Cloth Face Masks Worn by Healthy People in the Community Setting: Plain Language Summary.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people wear cloth masks in public. Through research, people can learn if cloth masks are good at protecting people from disease. A lot of research is needed to see if cloth masks should be worn by healthy people in the community. This poster focuses on information that scientists do know and information that is still being researched.
University of Minnesota Medical School, Independent Research. Faculty Advisor: Lisa, McGuire, MLIS, University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota Medical School, Mask Up North Minneapolis Project (African American Leadership Forum, Broadway Family Medicine Clinic).
Newcome, Elle Maureen.
Cloth Face Masks Worn in the Community Setting: Plain Language Summary and Disease-Oriented Evidence.
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