Face masks for the public during the COVID-19 Crisis

Apr 15, 2020COVID Literature Appraisal, Prevention: Non drug strategies

The article provides a rationale for wearing of facemasks by general public in a community setting as a preventive strategy against transmission of covid-19 by emphasizing the need to apply “precautionary principle” in the presence of ambiguous scientific evidence supporting the same.
Greenhalgh Trisha, Schmid Manuel B, Czypionka Thomas, Bassler Dirk, Gruer Laurence. Face masks for the public during the covid-19 crisis

Article Link: BMJ

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