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Vol 27, No 2 (2020)
Letters to the editors — COVID-19
Published online: 2020-04-10
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Cloth masks versus medical masks for COVID-19 protection

Lukasz Szarpak, Jacek Smereka, Krzysztof J. Filipiak, Jerzy R. Ladny, Milosz Jaguszewski
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0054
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Pubmed: 32285928
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Cardiol J 2020;27(2):218-219.

open access

Vol 27, No 2 (2020)
Letters to the editors — COVID-19
Published online: 2020-04-10

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Keywords

face mask, protection, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, cloth mask, medical mask

About this article
Title

Cloth masks versus medical masks for COVID-19 protection

Journal

Cardiology Journal

Issue

Vol 27, No 2 (2020)

Pages

218-219

Published online

2020-04-10

DOI

10.5603/CJ.a2020.0054

Pubmed

32285928

Bibliographic record

Cardiol J 2020;27(2):218-219.

Keywords

face mask
protection
SARS-CoV-2
COVID-19
cloth mask
medical mask

Authors

Lukasz Szarpak
Jacek Smereka
Krzysztof J. Filipiak
Jerzy R. Ladny
Milosz Jaguszewski

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