What is the correct way to wear and dispose of masks?
The report adds that N95 respirators, on the other hand, can keep out airborne particles but adds a number of caveats: for example, they aren’t entirely leak-proof, and can make you more vulnerable to infections if used incorrectly.
So, how can you protect yourself from a Covid-19 infection? The World Health Organisation has provided detailed guidelines on precautionary measures, including hand and respiratory hygiene. For example, wash your hands often with alcohol-based rub or soap and water, and practice social distancing.