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Filtration Efficiency of Face Masks Used by the Public During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Article Information

Corresponding Author: Robert Steinbrook, MD, JAMA Internal Medicine, Editorial Office, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Ste M1180, Box 0124, San Francisco, CA 94143-0124 (robertsteinbrook@gmail.com).

Published Online: December 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.8234

Correction: This article was corrected on January 25, 2021, to fix the spelling of the author’s surname.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Scientific brief; community use of cloth masks to control the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Accessed November 17, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/masking-science-sars-cov2.html
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Clapp  PW , Sickbert-Bennett  EE , Samet  JM ,  et al; US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program.  Evaluation of cloth masks and modified procedure masks as personal protective equipment for the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.   JAMA Intern Med. Published online December 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.8168Google Scholar
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Sickbert-Bennett  EE , Samet  JM , Clapp  PW ,  et al.  Filtration efficiency of hospital face mask alternatives available for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.   JAMA Intern Med. 2020. Published online August 11, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4221PubMedGoogle Scholar
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