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Preliminary findings of a randomized trial of non-pharmaceutical interventions to prevent influenza transmission in households.



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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 Preliminary findings of a randomized trial of non-pharmaceutical interventions to prevent influenza transmission in households.
Author Cowling BJ., Fung RO., Cheng CK., Fang VJ., Chan KH., Seto WH., Yung R., Chiu B., Lee P., Uyeki TM., Houck PM., Peiris JS., Leung GM.
Country Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
Year 2008
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18461182

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