What kind of mask should I wear? – WHO

How to wear a medical mask safely (WHO)


Mask use in the context of COVID-19

This document provides updated guidance on mask use in health care and community settings, and during home care for COVID-19 cases. It is intended for policy makers, public health and infection prevention and control professionals, health care managers and health workers.

The Annex provides advice on how to manufacture non-medical masks. It is intended for those making non-medical masks at home and for mask manufacturers.     

Document – Interim Guidance (WHO) (582.9 KB).

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