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Quebec health workers to wear N95 masks more often, but studies unclear on benefits

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COVID-19.Linda Lapointe, vice-president at Quebec’s largest nurses’ union, says she’s pleased with the decision announced today but wants the government to require those masks also be worn in areas where patients are waiting for COVID-19 test results.Her union, the Fédération Interprofessionnelle de la santé , is suing the government to have N95 masks — designed to have a close fit and to filter 95 per cent of very small particles — issued more widely among health-care workers.[ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]But McMaster University professor of pathology and molecular medicine Dr.

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