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The use of face masks and respirators in the context of COVID-19

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Publication date: 
26 May 2020
Last updated: 
27 May 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

This publication includes:

  • general considerations on the use of masks and respirators
  • evidence guiding recommendations for the use of masks or respirators in the context of COVID-19
  • recommendations for the use of masks and respirators in health care in the context of COVID-19