Face Masks: All You Need to Know to Flatten the Curve #infographic

Face Masks: All You Need to Know to Flatten the Curve #infographic

In the ever-changing world of COVID-19 it seems like every day we get new advice. Can we put masks on? Would you need to hold these to healthcare workers? Build yourself our? To learn more about what you need to stay safe and secure, check out our infographic.

Face masks are not the perfect remedy to stop COVID-19 from spreading but are still an important method for lowering infection levels. Wearing a face mask has been shown in laboratory tests to prevent infectious particles from passing through, demonstrating that a mask will protect others against an infected person. Wearing a mask and constantly washing your hands can lead to a 50 per cent drop-off in levels of infection for flu, according to one report. Only a modest decrease in risk can still make a major difference with COVID-19 being estimated to be almost 3 times as contagious as the flu.

Since COVID-19 is most commonly spread via asymptomatic carriers, protection of this kind may be necessary. An estimated 86 percent of COVID-19 cases in China went unnoticed, and over 75 percent of unnoticed cases were triggered by transmissions.

Face Masks: All You Need to Know to Flatten the Curve #infographic

infographic by: survivalathome.com/

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