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mask

(Cover), noun camouflage, cloak, cover-up, deflection, device, disguise, excuse, facade, false front, feint, front, guise, lame excuse, masquerade, mere cossetics, obscuration, pretense, pretension, pretext, prooessed motive, refuge, screen, sham, smoke screen, stratagem, subterfuge, varnish, whitewash

mask

(Shield), noun camouflage, deflection, disguise, false front, false identity, incognito, masquerade, pretense, shield, veil
See also: camouflage, cloak, conceal, cover, denature, disguise, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, false pretense, guard, hide, obliterate, obnubilate, obscure, plant, pretend, pretense, pretext, ruse, screen, shroud, stifle, strangle, subterfuge, suppress, veil
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The bacteria of TB is short lived in open environment which is transmitted through coughing or sneezing, which can be easily avoided by wearing surgical mask.
When influenza is prevalent, avoid going to crowded or poorly ventilated public places; high-risk individuals may consider putting on surgical masks when staying in such places; and
A surgical mask is the recommended mask when caring for patients with a droplet borne illness.
When airborne pathogens come into contact with the surface of the SpectraShield 9500 Surgical Mask, the antimicrobial elements are activated, which eliminate microbe growth.
1-micron filtration capability for both laparoscopic and open procedures, in addition to using respiratory protection, such as a fit-tested N95 filtering face piece respirator, high-filtration surgical mask.
The simplest types of face masks available over the counter are surgical masks, much like the ones that doctors wear while operating on patients.
Maryland's study is the first to provide data showing that using a surgical mask can reduce the release of even the smallest droplets containing infectious virus.
a man wearing a surgical mask entered the Office Max at 2860 Willamette St.
When I went to see the doctor I was told I only had a couple of options - either hang up my scissors or wear a surgical mask.
Surgical mask vs N95 respirator for preventing influenza among health care workers: a randomized trial.
That analysis failed to show similar benefit from a surgical mask, leading to the inference that N95 respirators had an advantage over surgical masks.
Neither will I strut around in a surgical mask, as the late Michael Jackson once did.