Masks and Respirators for the 21st Century Policy Changes Needed to Save Lives and Prevent Societal Disruption
Toner, E., Veenema, T., Adalja, A., et al. (2021). Masks and Respirators for the 21st Century: Policy Changes Needed to Save Lives and Prevent Societal Disruption. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Health Security.
This report summarizes the history of masks and respirators available to healthcare workers, other workers, and the general public; acceptance and willingness to use them; and ways to encourage the development and use of new devices. The authors offer eight recommendations for federal action.