Who urged to wear masks only when necessary

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the world health organization recommended the use of medical masks during a pandemic coronavirus only doctors and sick people.

this was announced at a press conference in Geneva, who Director-General Dr tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.

According to him, first, masks must be used by all physicians. This is necessary to protect doctors from contamination.

At the same time, he pointed out that stocks of masks is not enough. So who is causing concern that the use of masks by the population may exacerbate the shortage.

“For the population we recommend the use of medical masks infected and those who care for them at home”, – quotes the head of the who RIA Novosti.

a British physician Karan Rangarajan previously called the mistakes of those who for protection against coronavirus uses rubber gloves.

According to the organization, in the world recorded more than 1.13 million cases of infection COVID-19, almost 63 thousand people died.

In Russia for the last day of 954 confirmed cases coronavirus infection. Thus, now there are more than 6.3 thousands of infected citizens.

a day in Russia 954 confirmed cases coronavirus infection.

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