Coronavirus Safe Mask: It Premier Elite Earloop Mask’s high barrier are ideal for oral exams of high-risk patients. And procedures involving high levels of spray, spatter, moisture and airborne particles. Perfect for ultrasonic scalers, high-speed aerosols, air polishers and oral surgeries.
Features Coronavirus Safe Mask
- A respirator mask that conforms to N95 standards.
- It is intended to reduce the risk of wearer’s respiratory infection.
- The nose piece made of aluminum fits the face perfectly and keeps it.
- This type is fixed behind your head.
- Usage time limit: 12 hours
Spec Coronavirus Safe Mask
- Nosepiece: Aluminum
- Ear loop: polyester
- BFE ≧ 98.0%
- PFE ≧ 98.0% (0.1μm)
A new coronavirus outbreak, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan and has spread throughout Asia and globally, has prompted people around the world to buy medical face masks in hopes of preventing infection.
Retailers in the U.S. and across the Internet are running out of antiviral face masks as the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) now exceeds 9,700 globally. More than 200 people have died from the virus in China, where the majority of the 2019-nCoV cases have been detected. The World Health Organization declared a global health emergency on Thursday as the outbreak continues to spread. As of Friday morning, the United Kingdom and Russia had both confirmed their first cases of the viral infection.
Local government officials in Wuhan have required that people wear face masks when they go out in public places to prevent the spread of infection. Health experts tell TIME that such a move is probably effective in the city, where a person is more likely to come in contact with someone who is infected than in other parts of the world.
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But in the U.S., where just six cases of the coronavirus have so far been detected, wearing face masks will not be that effective, experts say. That’s largely because, according to public health workers, there is no sustained person-to-person transmission of the new coronavirus in the U.S., making face masks not yet necessary.
“People believe wearing Coronavirus Safe Mask will protect them against a novel organism they’re scared about,” says Saskia Popescu, a senior infection prevention epidemiologist at a private healthcare system in Phoenix, Ariz. “I understand the fear, but the U.S. is at a very low risk for this right now.”
Here’s what to know about using Coronavirus Safe Mask in connection with the new coronavirus.
What does the CDC say about using Coronavirus Safe Mask?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not currently recommend that people in the U.S. wear Coronavirus Safe Mask in public to prevent infection. Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, told reporters during a press call on Thursday that the best preventative measures include washing hands and covering coughs.
The CDC has issued guidelines on two different kinds of face masks — surgical masks and N95 respirators — which are commonly worn by health care professionals and those who are already sick.
Typical surgical masks usually found at pharmacies (and which were sold out on Amazon and other e-tailers as of Friday) are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to protect the wearer against large droplets or splashes of bodily and infected fluids from others, according to the CDC.
Wearing surgical masks does not prevent a person from inhaling smaller airborne particles; they are not considered respiratory protection by the CDC. Surgical masks are also loose fitting, and when the wearer inhales, there is potential for particles to leak in or out of the sides.