‘N95 Masks Are The Gold Standard For Both Medical Professionals and The General Public.’

Source:  Center for the National Interest; ECRI

In an article published by Ethen Kim Lieser on The National Interest, an effective way to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus is the use of face-masks in conjunction with practising healthy hand hygiene of frequently washing hands and social distancing.

N95 masks which are, ‘The gold standard for both medical professionals and the general public.’ ECRI, a nonprofit organization that advises hospitals, government organizations, and other healthcare stakeholders on product safety, discovered that up to 70 per cent of KN95 masks imported directly from China didn’t meet the standards the United States had for N95 masks.

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