Coronavirus: NCDC Warns Against washing Of Surgical Masks For Reuse

Coronavirus: NCDC Warns Against washing Of Surgical Masks For Reuse

 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday warned against the washing of surgical masks for reuse purposes.

In a tweet via its official handle, the NCDC referenced an image of women washing masks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

According to the tweet;

Such behaviour, the NCDC said, “poses a RISK for #COVID19 spread.”

The NCDC advised that surgical masks be disposed of in a waste bin after use.

“Use only those from original packaging,” the agency said.

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