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#VisualAbstract: N95 Respirators vs Medical Masks for Preventing Influenza Among Health Care Personnel

17:34 EDT 1 Oct 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. In this randomized controlled trial among outpatient health care personnel, N95 respirators were similar to medical masks for preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza. 2. N95 respirators and medical masks resulted in similar incidences of acute respiratory illness, laboratory-detected respiratory infections, laboratory-confirmed respiratory illnesses, and influenza-like illnesses. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Health care personnel (HCP) […]
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