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Teamsters Facemask and Respirator Use Factsheet

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared that due to the global outbreak of disease, COVID-19 is a pandemic1. The virus that causes COVID-19 seems to be spreading easily and sustainably in the community (community spread) in affected areas. The virus can cause mild to severe respiratory illness, at times resulting in death, both in healthy adults as well as in elderly people with existing health problems or a weaker immune system.…