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Face mask use and control of respiratory virus 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 Face mask use and control of respiratory virus transmission in households.
Author MacIntyre CR., Cauchemez S., Dwyer DE., Seale H., Cheung P., Browne G., Fasher M., Wood J., Gao Z., Booy R., Ferguson N.
Country niversity of New South Wales School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. r.macintyre@unsw.edu.au
Year 2009
Numbers Pubmed ID: 19193267

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