We sat down with a health expert who breaks down the confusion surrounding face masks amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
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In US news and current events today, the CDC maintains the general public does not need to wear masks to protect themselves from COVID-19. This health expert breaks down confusion about face masks amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Masks are intended to be worn by There are two types of masks: surgical masks and n95 respirators. Surgical masks do not block out the tine particle size of coronaviruses or influenza virus. N95 respirator masks are for health care providers when they are taking care of a sick person with a high-impact respiratory pathogen. Masks are not necessary to protect yourself from coronaviruses.
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