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Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial to Test Effectiveness of Facemasks in Preventing Influenza-like Illness Transmission among Australian Hajj Pilgrims in 2011.



Key Questions Addressed
1 What is the effectiveness of respirators (e.g. N95) vs. facemasks (surgical) vs. cloth masks for prevention of COVID-19 in addition to standard precautions (gowns + gloves + handwashing)? a. In community settings b. In healthcare settings b1. In high-risk healthcare settings (e.g. ICU, ER) b2. In healthcare settings with close contact but unknown risk (e.g. primary care, other settings)
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Title Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial to Test Effectiveness of Facemasks in Preventing Influenza-like Illness Transmission among Australian Hajj Pilgrims in 2011.
Author Barasheed O., Almasri N., Badahdah AM., Heron L., Taylor J., McPhee K., Ridda I., Haworth E., Dwyer DE., Rashid H., Booy R.
Country National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Cnr Hawkesbury Rd and Hainsworth St, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia. osamah.barasheed@health.nsw.gov.au.
Year 2014
Numbers Pubmed ID: 25336079

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