Face Masks and Coronavirus: Should You Be Wearing One, or Not?

The use of medical masks in the community may create a false sense of security, with neglect of other essential measures.' 'Wearing a medical mask is one of the prevention measures that can limit the spread of certain respiratory viral diseases, including COVID-19. Coronavirus is spread through respiratory droplets which can infect other people when someone with the virus coughs, sneezes or talks.