SARS-CoV-2 has become a pandemic disease declared by the World Health Organization, consequently each nation has taken a series of actions managed by the government in order to prevent the spread of this dangerous virus. The most common countermeasure is the use of a mask that should cover the mouth and nose to filter the inhaled and exhaled air. Those masks are medical devices that should be handled properly; unfortunately in our study, observation of the population during the so-called “phase 2′′ has very often shown an inappropriate use of any type of mask which reduces its effectiveness. The correct dissemination of adequate information on how to use the mask and the strict control by the government not only on staying on the street wearing masks but above all on how they should be worn, could have further reduced the spread of Covid-19.

CUMBO E, & SCARDINA GA (2020). Management and use of filter masks in the “none-medical” population during the Covid-19 period. SAFETY SCIENCE, 133 [10.1016/j.ssci.2020.104997].

Management and use of filter masks in the “none-medical” population during the Covid-19 period

CUMBO E;SCARDINA GA
2020

Abstract

SARS-CoV-2 has become a pandemic disease declared by the World Health Organization, consequently each nation has taken a series of actions managed by the government in order to prevent the spread of this dangerous virus. The most common countermeasure is the use of a mask that should cover the mouth and nose to filter the inhaled and exhaled air. Those masks are medical devices that should be handled properly; unfortunately in our study, observation of the population during the so-called “phase 2′′ has very often shown an inappropriate use of any type of mask which reduces its effectiveness. The correct dissemination of adequate information on how to use the mask and the strict control by the government not only on staying on the street wearing masks but above all on how they should be worn, could have further reduced the spread of Covid-19.
CUMBO E, & SCARDINA GA (2020). Management and use of filter masks in the “none-medical” population during the Covid-19 period. SAFETY SCIENCE, 133 [10.1016/j.ssci.2020.104997].
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