COVID-19 & Facemasks: Some Stats, Facts, and Data You Need To Know
We hear so much about masks and how they’ll now help stop the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but their use is not without controversy. I’m doing a livestream on this important topic today. Expect to hear ***NEW*** information and facts. Learn why they work and which ones do and don’t. What does the research say about the true levels of protection? Tune in on Facebook and later on YouTube or my podcast: The Mould Show.
Ability of Fabric Facemasks Materials to Filter Ultrafine Particles at Coughing Velocity - for Home Made and Fabric Face Mask Creation
Face mask wearing rate predicts country's COVID-19 death rates: with supplementary state-by-state data in the United States
Quantifying Respiratory Airborne Particle Dispersion Control Through Improvised Reusable Masks
Who is wearing a mask? Gender-, age-, and location-related differences during the COVID-19 pandemic
Facemasks prevent influenza-like illness: implications for COVID-19
Facepiece filtering respirators with exhalation valve should not be used in the community to limit SARS-CoV-2 diffusion doi:10.1017/ice.2020.244
Medical masks and Respirators for the Protection of Healthcare Workers from SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2020.04.009.
Surgical mask partition reduces the risk of non-contact transmission in a golden Syrian hamster model for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa644
Aerosol filtering efficiency of respiratory face masks used during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Glykeria Loupa, Dimitra Karali, SPYRIDON RAPSOMANIKIS
medRxiv 2020.07.16.20155119; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.16.20155119
Ewing E. Flu Masks Failed In 1918, But We Need Them Now | Health Affairs. Healthaffairs.org. https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hblog20200508.769108/full/.
Visualizing Speech-Generated Oral Fluid Droplets with Laser Light Scattering. doi:10.1056/NEJMc2007800
Can self-imposed prevention measures mitigate the COVID-19 epidemic?
Impact of self-imposed prevention measures and short-term government-imposed social distancing on mitigating and delaying a COVID-19 epidemic: A modelling study. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003166
Face coverings – Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/face-coverings-covid-19