The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that the use of face masks can pose a risk of Coronavirus infection, if certain precautions are ignored.
NCDC explains that when the face mask being used in an attempt to prevent coronavirus isn’t handled properly, it can in fact pose a risk.
Read the brief guide they shared below…
The use of face masks can pose a risk of #COVID19 infection when not handled & disposed of properly. Please;
Wash your hands before wearing & after removal of the mask.
Do not touch the mask frequently.
Dispose the mask in a waste bin & DO NOT reuse.