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SEE: The Correct Way To Wear A Mask

By Rediff Get Ahead
July 21, 2020 10:05 IST
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Do not re-use a medical mask.
Wash your hands before and after touching your mask.

How to wear a mask

IMAGE: Adjust the mask to cover your nose, mouth and chin without leaving any gaps on the sides. Photograph: Kind courtesy Polina Tankilevitch/Pexels.com

According to the World Health OrganiSation, to prevent the spread of the virus, it is important to choose the right mask and also wear it correctly.

A medical or surgical mask is worn by health workers and people over the age of 60 and anyone with pre-existing medical conditions.

Watch this video to see how to wear a medical mask:

All photographs and videos: Kind courtesy World Health Organisation/Instagram

 

 

Tips to keep in mind while wearing a surgical mask:

How to wear a medical mask

How to wear a medical mask

 

How to wear a fabric mask:

The video below explains the correct way to wear a non-medical fabric mask:

 

 

How to wear a fabric mask

How to wear a non medical mask

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