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Cloth Masks And Mask Sterilisation As Options in Case of Shortage of Surgical Masks and Respirators

Published time: 26 March 2020

Authors: Agoritsa Baka, Orlando Cenciarelli, Diamantis Plachouras, Carl Suetens

Keywords: Cloth masks, mask sterilisation, Covid-19


This document aims to provide advice on the use of cloth face masks and sterilisation of respirators and surgical masks as an alternative in healthcare settings with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases if there is a shortage of specialised surgical masks and respirators.

Cloth masks and mask sterilisation as options in case of shortage of surgical masks and respirators



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