Arnavjyoti Das's scientific contributions

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Background: Using face masks is one of the possible prevention methods against respiratory pathogens. A number of studies and reviews have been performed regarding the use of medical grade masks like surgical masks, N95 respirators etc. However, the use of cloth masks has received little attention. Objectives: The purpose of this review is to analy...


... Due to the high contagiousness of COVID-19 even in asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic patients, the majority of studies to date are unanimous in stating that wearing a mask reduces transmissibility by contact, by reducing the quantity of aerosols transmitted by people with or without symptoms. [1,[18][19][20][21][22][23] In this regard, the promotion of mask-wearing in public, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, can only reduce the spread of the virus when measures related to the use of masks are scrupulously observed. If masks are used correctly, the decrease in transmission could significantly reduce the number of deaths, as well as negative economic and social impacts on the population. ...