New FFP3 masks may reduce likelihood of infection rates, a new study finds. After healthcare workers used the masks when on Covid-19 wards, the rate of SARS-CoV-2 infections was found to be lowered by a significant amount.
Since the study, Public Health England have updated its guidance which now requires NHS organisations to provide FFP3 respirators where appropriate.
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Source: BMJ, 29 June 2021