“FACE MASK USE IN HEALTH CARE WORKERS WAS NOT DEMONSTRATED TO PROVIDE BENEFIT IN TERMS OF COLD SYMPTOMS OR GETTING COLDS”

*”None of the studies reviewed showed a benefit from wearing a mask in either health care workers or community members in households”
*”There were 17 eligible studies, none of the studies established a conclusive relationship between mask respiratory use and protection against influenza infection”
*”We identified 6 clinical studies in the meta-analysis of the clinical studies we found no significant difference N95 respirators and surgical masks in associated risks of A: Laboratory confirmed respiratory infection, B: Influenza-like illness or C: Reported workplace absenteeism.”
*”Among 2862 randomized participants, 2371 completed a study and accounted for 5180 health care worker seasons. Among out-patient healthcare personnel, N95 respirators vs medical masks as worn by participants in this trial resulted in NO SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE IN THE INCIDENTS OF LABORATORY CONFIRMED INFLUENZA”

Published by Jon Collins

Seeking the truth beyond the story and the story behind the truth.

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