Masks: Detrimental Effects of Face Coverings

INCMR/A/E/21/00177 dated 24.Sep.2021

Question: Please provide scientific proof of the mechanism by which asymptomatic people spread this so-called covid disease. Peer-reviewed papers and/or official documentation from health agencies is required.

Answer: General Public/care providers: There is no scientific evidence to show health benefit of using Disposable Triple layer mask for general public. In fact, erroneous use of masks or continuous use of a Disposable Triple layer mask for longer than 6 hours or repeated use of same mask may actually further increase risk of infection.

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