Standard surgical masks as good as N95 respirators for family doctors, evidence suggests

Standard surgical masks likely offer as much protection from viruses as harder-to-get N95 respirators for health-care workers providing routine care, according to a new review of the available evidence. (Photo: Getty Images)

Standard surgical masks as good as N95 respirators for family doctors, evidence suggests

Evidence reviews of masks, goggles and shoe covers suggest individual pieces of personal protective equipment aren’t enough by themselves to protect health workers.....

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