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Masks for Curbing the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Illustration by MoHFW A manual on homemade masks

This guide is designed to provide a simple outline of best practices to make, use and reuse masks to enable NGOs and individuals to self-create such masks and accelerate widespread adoption of masks across India.

The key criteria for proposed designs are:

  • Ease of Access to Materials
  • Easy of Making at Home
  • Ease of Use and Reuse

Wearing of masks is especially recommended for people living in densely populated areas across India.

Source: Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India

Date of Publication: April 10, 2020