Mundbind can make a difference to curb the spread of the covid-19. Not least the places where you can not avoid to be close to each other.
It says the professor of infectious diseases at Rigshospitalet in copenhagen, Jens Lundgren, according to the Danish medicines agency on Friday recommended mundbind in a variety of situations such as, for example, filled public traffic or parades.
- the Point of mundbind is that if you are infected without knowing it, so you reduce the amount of virus, you exhale in its immediate circumference.
- So there is less risk of infecting other people, if you are close to them, " says the professor.
The Danish authorities have long recommended mundbind, while it is much used in the rest of the world to limit infection with the covid-19.
The Danish authorities have noticed that the effect of mundbind was not documented. But it is about to change.
- It is an expression of the fact that there has been a significant research effort in this area since march. There are a number of articles that say it does it enough (limit the infection, red.).
- But it can't stand alone. It is a part of the package, which limits the infection. So the actions we all know to unconsciousness with the distance and hand hygiene, should you still do, " says Jens Lundgreen.
He stresses that one can use many different kinds of mundbind, but you must make sure that they work.
- You can use the surgical mundbind, but you can also make its own.
- The important thing is that they are made right. So will it, follow the instructions, for example, is located on u.s. authorities websites.
- for this to make sense, it should not be for fun. So you can't just dress as a cowboy with a scarf on the mouth and believe that it works, " says Jens Lundgren.
The us authorities ' instructions, among others, indicate that it is important with more layers of fabric in a mundbind.