Utility of Cloth Masks in Preventing Respiratory Infections: A Systematic Review

@article{Mondal2020UtilityOC,
  title={Utility of Cloth Masks in Preventing Respiratory Infections: A Systematic Review},
  author={A. Mondal and A. Das and R. Goswami},
  journal={medRxiv},
  year={2020}
}
Background: Using face masks is one of the possible prevention methods against respiratory pathogens. A number of studies and reviews have been performed regarding the use of medical grade masks like surgical masks, N95 respirators etc. However, the use of cloth masks has received little attention. Objectives: The purpose of this review is to analyze the available data regarding the use of cloth masks for the prevention of respiratory infections. We intended to use data from both clinical and… Expand
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