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I have received information that N95 Surgical Mask is a good recommendation for helping to reduce exposure risk. Can anyone confirm/verify this?
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http://www.fda.gov/consumer/updates/respirators061107.html
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FDA says that consumer N95 masks are called for in this sort of situation:
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In May 2007, FDA cleared for marketing two respirators that can help reduce a person's exposure to airborne germs during a public health medical emergency. Such an emergency can range from a worldwide outbreak (pandemic) of influenza, to a biological terrorist threat such as anthrax.
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The two respirators, manufactured by St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M Company (and called the 3M Respirator 8612F and 8670F), will be available to the general public without a prescription.
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18:14, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

Revision as of 18:14, April 26, 2009

http://www.fda.gov/consumer/updates/respirators061107.html

FDA says that consumer N95 masks are called for in this sort of situation:

In May 2007, FDA cleared for marketing two respirators that can help reduce a person's exposure to airborne germs during a public health medical emergency. Such an emergency can range from a worldwide outbreak (pandemic) of influenza, to a biological terrorist threat such as anthrax.

The two respirators, manufactured by St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M Company (and called the 3M Respirator 8612F and 8670F), will be available to the general public without a prescription.

18:14, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

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