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A cluster randomised trial of cloth masks compared with medical masks in healthcare workers.



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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 A cluster randomised trial of cloth masks compared with medical masks in healthcare workers.
Author MacIntyre CR., Seale H., Dung TC., Hien NT., Nga PT., Chughtai AA., Rahman B., Dwyer DE., Wang Q.
Country Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Year 2015
Numbers Pubmed ID: 25903751

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