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Coronavirus: NHS trust bosses not consulted over new face mask rules

NHS trusts were not consulted before the government announced changes to the use of face coverings and visitor policy in English hospitals, the chief executive of NHS Providers has said. Chris Hopson said trust leaders felt “completely in the dark” about the “significant and complex” changes. From 15 June, hospital visitors and outpatients must wear… Read More »

Yes, You Should Wear a Face Mask to Cut Coronavirus Transmission

Everyone should routinely wear cloth face masks when they are in contact with the public to reduce transmission of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “It is critical to emphasize that maintaining six-feet social distancing remains important to slowing the spread of… Read More »

Coronavirus protection: Do N95 masks work? Should I wear a face mask amid outbreak?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends any health-care workers interacting with coronavirus patients wear a stronger kind of mask. This is known as the N95 respirator and filters out 95 percent of pollutants. Marybeth Sexton, an assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine told Washington Post said these masks are “highly… Read More »