Does Wearing Mask Prevent You From Getting Covid-19? But with face masks now being widely used in the country following the confirmation of three COVID-19 cases, the health expert seems concern users may contract other diseases while trying to prevent Coronavirus. Meanwhile, there have been different pieces of advice about the use of face masks. “Wearing medical masks when not indicated may cause unnecessary cost, procurement burden and create a false sense of security that can lead to neglecting other essential measures such as hand hygiene practices. COVID-19 droplets can be suspended in the air for a while, but they are too heavy to hang in the air for long, so they quickly fall on floors and surfaces.
Source: Front Page Africa March 31, 2020 07:30 UTC