Face masks have been drawn much confusion during the coronavirus lockdown. At first, the health official stated that normal and non-infected people don’t need to wear masks. Then they said that we must have to wear masks. And now it has been stated that if we would like to have a stable economy, then we must need to wear masks. But why?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that everyone must wear a mask when they are among in the public. From the grocery market to amenity halls, you must have a face cover when you are in any public places. It will protect others in case the person is infected and has some symptoms unknowingly. Thus, if 95% of American citizens wear face masks, then it can prevent 33,000 deaths by October.
As the virus is easy to spread via talking and breathing, so wearing a face mask can prevent those chances at a high level. Also, the virus is highly contagious; one person can infect the other three people, so staying at home is very important.
In the early stages of a pandemic, there was a shortage of N95 respirators and face masks among the health care staffs. Many medical employees have been ended up to use plastic office report covers or makeshifts or substandard face covers to work for COVID-19 patients.
To overcome the issues of shortage, normal people have been advised to cover their faces with cotton or handkerchief. Even, CDC has posted a video on Twitter, that how to make a face cover by using a t-shirt and rubber bands.
As the officials have been stated the importance of wearing masks for the sake of family, friends, community to prevent the infection, So, transmission can be prevented 50% at least. Till now, many states and countries are in need to have facemasks in vast number. As it is easy to make, simple and cost-effective, it is an alternative to boost up productivity among the people.
Wearing a mask is the key to freedom to step outside. It has been stated by the medical experts that Face covering is less asymptomatic to a viral transmission. It is a good and hygienic practice to keep on. And having our face masks on, we can continue our business, industries to produce more products. It will help us to boost up the economy.
But, also, you need to maintain social distancing. You need to clean your hand by using soap or sanitizer frequently. You must disinfect all the surfaces frequently, to stay safe. Also, boost your immunity by having fresh fruits, vegetables, drink at least 5 litres of water in a day. if you are following these measures, then it is possible to prevent the virus.