Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

INVITED ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 2606--2607

The importance of wearing masks in curtailing the COVID-19 pandemic


Jose Humphreys 
 Department of Clinical Research, Jubilee Regional Medical Center Inc., St. John's, Antigua and Department of Research, American International School of Medicine, Georgia, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Jose Humphreys
P. O. Box W1280, Fitches Creek Drive, St. George's, Antigua
USA

Primary care workers are the first point of contact for patients. Therefore, it is critical for this group of workers to understand the significant role of personal protective equipment and the importance of adhering to proper donning, doffing, and discarding protocols in epidemic control. These measures are crucial in curtailing disease transmission and the overall containment of the contagion.


How to cite this article:
Humphreys J. The importance of wearing masks in curtailing the COVID-19 pandemic.J Family Med Prim Care 2020;9:2606-2607


How to cite this URL:
Humphreys J. The importance of wearing masks in curtailing the COVID-19 pandemic. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Oct 21 ];9:2606-2607
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