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Valved N-95 masks don’t cut Covid spread: Centre

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 21 July 2020 ()
The director general of health services in a letter to states has made it clear that the use of “valved respirator N-95 mask” is detrimental to the measures adopted for preventing the spread of coronavirus, as it does not prevent the virus from escaping out of the mask.
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