Attention! Don’t Use N-95 Mask In IndiaThe central government has warned all states and union territories to stop the use of N-95 masks by people with valid respirators. Against this, the Center warned that they do not prevent the virus from spreading and that it is “harmful” to the measures adopted to control the coronavirus.
In a letter to the Principal Secretaries of Health and Medical Education of the states, the Director-General of Health Services (DGHS) of the Ministry of Health said, it has been observed that the N-95 mask is “inappropriate use” by the public and health workers. The DGHS has recommended the use of a Homemade protective cover for the face and mouth on the Health Ministry website.
Failed to stop the virus from coming out
DGHS Rajeev Garg said in a letter, ‘N-95 mask is harmful to the measures adopted to prevent the spread of coronavirus because it does not prevent the virus from getting out of the mask. In view of this, instruct everyone to use a face/mouth cover and to prevent improper use of the N-95 mask. ‘
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has warned all states against using N-95 masks. It states that N-95 masks can be harmful because valves do not prevent viruses from exiting the mask. Let us know that on the website of the Ministry, guidelines have been given to make a protective cover for the face of the house.
Keep these things in mind while exiting
Please tell me, the government issued guidelines in April. Accordingly, people were asked to use homemade face/mouth cover. In these instructions, it is said that always use the mask whenever you get out of the house. When using a homemade mask, wash it. Use cotton cloth to make face cover at home. No matter what color the mask is. Just make sure that the clothes have been thoroughly washed in boiling water for 5 minutes. Add salt to this water as well.
The government has also told me how to make such masks at home. Keep in mind that these masks should fit well on the face and mouth and should cover the entire face. Wash your hands with water and soap before wearing a mask. Do not use it again without rinsing. Do not share your mask with anyone. It is mandatory for every member of the family to have their own mask.
The central government wrote a letter to the states
Rajiv Garg, Director General of Health Services in the Ministry of Health has written a letter to the Principal Secretaries of Health and Medical Education, states that it has come to light that people are ‘improper use’ of N-95 masks instead of authorized health workers (N-95 Mask Not Good for Covid-19), Especially those with perforated respirators. “It is brought to your notice that the N-95 mask fitted with a perforated respirator is contrary to the steps adopted to prevent the spread of coronavirus as it does not prevent the virus from coming out of the mask.” In view of this, I urge you to instruct all concerned to follow the use of face/mouth cover and prevent the improper use of the N-95 mask. ‘
People are using N-95 masks to avoid corona
Explain that people are using N-95masks extensively. This warning of the government has become important in the wake of the growing Corona case in the country. Following the government’s order,
the use of masks without holes can now increase. There have been about 11.5 million corona cases in the country, whereas more than 28 thousand people have died due to this deadly disease.
Center issued an advisory in April
The Center issued an advisory in April asking people to use homemade masks and cover their faces and noses. The Center had said that when people come out of their houses, they should cover their nose and mouth. The advice of the Center said that such masks would have to be washed every day. Apart from this, the cotton cloth can also be used.
Serum Institute of India (SII) is also collaborating to develop the Corona vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. The serum is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Adar Poonawala, CEO of this homegrown company, said that the company would apply to the
Indian drug regulator to get a license to start its clinical trial within a week.
Let me tell you, the government had issued an advisory in this regard in April, in which it was said that use of homemade protective cover for face/mouth cover. The government had said that people should use such cover when they come out of their homes. It was said in the advisory that such cover should be washed every day and cleaned. It was advised to use a face cover made of cotton cloth.
It doesn’t matter what color the face cover cloth is. Take care of this, wash the face cover in boiling water for five minutes, then dry it thoroughly, and use it. It is advisable to add some salt to the water used for washing.
Rajiv Garg, Director General of Health Services in the Ministry of Health has written a letter to the Principal Secretaries of Health and Medical Education, states that it has come to light that people are “improperly using N-95 masks” in place of authorized health workers, especially those with perforated respirators.
“It is brought to your notice that the N-95 mask fitted with a perforated respirator is contrary to the steps adopted to prevent the spread of coronavirus as it does not prevent the virus from coming out of the mask.” In view of this, I urge you to instruct all concerned to follow the use of face/mouth cover and prevent the improper use of the N-95 mask. “
Let us tell you that most people in the country have the impression that using an N-95 mask is better than covering the face with ordinary clothes. But now it has been directly stated by the government that N95 masks containing holes have failed to prevent infection.
In a letter to the states, it has been observed that apart from medical health workers, the N-95 mask is being used by the public as well while it has a perforated respirator which prevents the virus from the mask. Is not. He said that advisory for face and mouth masks is available on the website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The letter stated that I would like to make you aware that the use of the N-95 mask in a valid respirator for measures adopted to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is harmful because it does not prevent the virus from exiting the mask. is.
In this letter, states have been asked to ban the improper use of N-95 masks.