Rapid Review on the Characteristics of Effective Non-Medical Face Masks in Reducing the Risk of SARS-CoV-2


ID:
261

Research Question:
What is the evidence on the characteristics (e.g., design, material, fit) and efficacy of non-medical face masks in reducing SARS-CoV-2 transmission?

Document Type:
Evidence summary/scan

Population:
All populations

Setting:
Commercial site, Community health centre, Correctional institution, Daycare centre, Dentist, Emergency services, Home, Hospital, Long-term care facility, Primary Care Provider clinic, Religious institution, Rural/remote, School, Worksite, Community

Public health topic area:
Infection prevention and control measures

Contact Name:
PHAC Emerging Science Group

Contact Title:
N/A

Contact Email:
phac.evidence-donnees.probantes.aspc@canada.ca

Organization:
Public Health Agency of Canada

Jurisdiction (of reviewer):
Federal

Status of Review:
Completed

Review available:
On request

Date Completed:
2021-01-05

Date Submitted:
2021-02-01