What the CDC Says About Using Face Masks Against Covid-19
There has been much confusion about the use of face masks against the coronavirus. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (), based in the USA. In the US, a person should use a if they are likely to be near a person infected with the virus.
According to a New York Times report, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the CDC, confirmed in a radio interview earlier this week that the agency was reviewing its guidelines on who should wear masks. Citing new data showing high transmission rates for people who are infected but show no symptoms, he said the guide on mask use was being critically revised to see if there is potential additional value for people who are infected or those who are infected. they may be asymptomatically infected.
This is what the world health body has to say about the use of masks (respirators) as protective equipment against the coronavirus: