Should Every One Wear Face Mask? An Important Question

  • Fariba Shirvani Mail Pediatric Infections Research Center, Research Institute for Children Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mozhgan Hashemieh Department of Pediatrics, Imam Hossein Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Anahita Sanaie Dashti Alborzi Clinical Microbiology Research Center, Namazi Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Keywords:
SARS-Cov-2, Mask

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Published
2020-07-28
How to Cite
1.
Shirvani F, Hashemieh M, Sanaie Dashti A. Should Every One Wear Face Mask? An Important Question. Acta Med Iran. 58(4):192-193.
Section
Letter to the Editor