Use of facemasks during the COVID-19 pandemic

Holger J. Schünemann, Elie A. Akl, Roger Chou, Derek K. Chu, Mark Loeb, Tamara Lotfi, Reem A. Mustafa, Ignacio Neumann, Lynora Saxinger, Shahnaz Sultan, Dominik Mertz

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)954-955
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2020

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Funding Information:
DKC is a CAAIF-CSACI-AllerGen Emerging Clinician-Scientist Research Fellow, supported by the Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF), the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) and AllerGen NCE Inc. (the Allergy, Genes and Environment Network). ML and DM are investigators of an ongoing clinical trial on medical masks versus N95 respirators for COVID-19 in a clinical setting ( NCT04296643 ). HJS, IN, EAA, DKC, ML, and RC were authors of a systematic review on the topic. RAM is a co-author on the IDSA COVID-19 prevention guidelines, which addresses facemasks. All other authors declare no competing interests.

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