Non-clinical face veil made of garments doesn’t forestall COVID-19 – NAFDAC cautions.
The National Office for Nourishment and Medication Organization and Control (NAFDAC) has made explanations on the utilization of non-clinical face veils to stop the spread of Coronavirus.
The organization in an announcement made accessible on its official Twitter page, said face covers which incorporate independent or business veils or face covers made of garments doesn’t forestall spread of sicknesses yet diminishes possibilities.
It prompted Nigerians to play out a basic test to know whether the veil is defensive.
The announcement to a limited extent peruses: “Straightforward test: If wearer can put off a fire from a cigarette lighter that is set before the wearer, the cover is defensive enough.”
As indicated by NAFDAC, “Boundary face veils don’t keep you from contracting sickness yet, they have been found to add to lessen spread of diseases when utilized broadly related to different measures. Such measures incorporate social removing, not contacting the face, eyes or mouth, washing of hands with cleanser for 20 secs or utilization of liquor based hand sanitizers.”
The organization cautioned that non-clinical face covers made of fabric are not normalized for use in social insurance settings or by human services experts.
For these Obstruction Covers, 100% cotton is liked however, polyester, material or weave texture can be utilized.
These face covers are prescribed to be washed every day and ideally ought to be a twofold layer of texture to expand the retentiveness and viability.