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Face shields for prevention of SARS-CoV-2 in community — need of the hour

Saurabh Mittal, Anant Mohan, Karan Madan, Tarun Krishna Boppana, Pawan Tiwari, Vijay Hadda
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2020.0185

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Ahead of Print
LETTERS
Published online: 2020-12-17
Submitted: 2020-08-28
Accepted: 2020-10-03

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Keywords

COVID-19; face shields; PPE

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Title

Face shields for prevention of SARS-CoV-2 in community — need of the hour

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Ahead of Print

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Published online

2020-12-17

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2020.0185

Keywords

COVID-19
face shields
PPE

Authors

Saurabh Mittal
Anant Mohan
Karan Madan
Tarun Krishna Boppana
Pawan Tiwari
Vijay Hadda

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