WHO Shows the Correct Way to Wear a Face Mask to Ward Off Coronavirus

Channel: QuickTake By Bloomberg
Published: 01/24/2020

Seto Wing Hong, co-director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control and professor of the school of public health at the University of Hong Kong, talks about the new virus that broke out in the Chinese city of Wuhan. #Coronavirus #Wuhan #

It works, we have done many studies, levy works, but several things number one. You must have the right protective equipment, the right mass. Now this is the right mass. You see yes, a blue color on the outside, because it's what the proof, then you have white on the inside, which is solvent. Yeah! Sorry, if i cough it, absorbs it now, so you got ta. Wait like this. The blue on the outside the whi ...
e on the inside, you have seen people wearing it like this mmm totally wrong. You see you see. People have very much it's only one piece of paper: those are not for infection control. You can see this year. This type little thick band here is to show you that you should put it on the top yeah. Why? Because once you wear it, then you squeeze it.

So they let just you got ta pinch, the nose yeah these are nose and then you put it down very important because you don't need to fall like this and you see someone do you'd, say: hey, please, you got ta cover your nose. Have you seen doctors doing this? You know talking to you yeah yeah, this wrong. The removal is just as important. You got ta. Listen to this, because once you wear a mask, you should consider it dirty. Then, when you remove, you don't touch it didn't move in such that, oh heavens, are you removing such that it touches also soil you're, removing, don't touch it and drop it yeah and then do hand hygiene yeah, you.

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