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Avoiding Skin Damage From Prolonged Use of Face Masks During COVID-19

Amit Gefen, PhD, discusses skin failure under a medical face mask and how it will be a portal for the coronavirus to penetrate the body. It also will allow other hospital-acquired bacterial, viral, or fungal infections access to the circulatory system. Therefore, it is highly important for health care professionals to apply a skin barrier under the face mask after thoroughly washing and sanitizing their hands.

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