COVID-19 QnA: Which Mask is for Me?
In episode 1, Dr Shabir Moosa - a family physician and professor in the Wits Department of Family Medicine - explains the differences between the types of masks available, the importance of cloth masks for the public, plus how to wear them responsibly while cleaning them properly. Learn how to make your own cloth mask at home – it’s surprisingly simple! And hear from a doctor on-call on the dedicated helpline, set up just for you. PLEASE NOTE: As of 10 April 2020, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize recommends that South Africans wear cloth masks to limit the spread of COVID-19, medical masks should be reserved for healthcare workers. Call the public COVID-19 helpline | Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm | 087 0550 234 [Local call rate]