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COVID-19 Outbreak: Face Coverings Vs Surgical Masks Vs N95 Respirators

The Article also published in New Spotlight Nepal; July 13, 2020 “Coronavirus is smaller than the filtering pores on the N95 respirator, so you may wonder that the N95 respirator doesn’t work (can’t sieve out coronaviruses), right? Not exactly!” Cloth … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Outbreak: N95 Respirators

A respirator, such as an N95 respirator, is a respiratory protective device designed to achieve a very close facial fit and very efficient filtration of small airborne particles. N95 respirators are capable of filtering out all types of small and … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Outbreak: Surgical Face Masks

Unlike face coverings, surgical face masks are manufactured to a recognized standard and can be effective in blocking splashes and large-particle droplets. Moreover, both face coverings and surgical masks do not provide complete protection from germs (viruses and bacteria) and … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Outbreak: Cloth Face Coverings

Cloth face coverings or masks are not manufactured to a recognized standard and they are not same as the surgical masks or respirators. According to a research conducted in Nepal last year, the majority of locally available cloth face masks … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Know Your Risk Level

The Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force and Committee on Infectious Diseases have created a chart that ranks activities on their risk level for COVID-19. The levels of risk are based on input from the physician members of the task … Continue reading

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