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Indian Government Warns Against The Use Of N-95 Masks With Valved Respirators

Jul 21, 2020 08:28 PM IST India India

In a letter, the Director-General of Health Services (DGHS) said that such N-95 masks do not prevent the virus spread. The letter also said that N-95 masks with valved respirator are ‘detrimental’ to the measures adopted for containing the virus. The DGHS has given instructions to cover face & mouth and prevent inappropriate use of N-95 masks.