Confusion over updated coronovirus mask advice

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Some authorities say surgical masks are safe to use for swabs in ‘mild cases’, but that appears to contradict other recommendations.

Associate Professor Mark Morgan, Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care (...

Period7 Feb 2020

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  • TitleConfusion over updated coronavirus mask advice
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletNews GP
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date7/02/20
    DescriptionSome authorities say surgical masks are safe to use for swabs in ‘mild cases’, but that appears to contradict other recommendations.

    Associate Professor Mark Morgan, Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care (REC–QC), told newsGP quest...
    Producer/AuthorMatt Woodley
    PersonsMark Morgan