Even without symptoms useful: RKI change assessment-to-mouth protection

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The Robert Koch Institute has changed its assessment regarding the Wearing of a mouth guard. Meanwhile, the experts responsible for the evaluation, that people should wear without symptoms, as a precaution, a Mouth guard, so as to reduce the risk of Transmission. Previously, the experts had recommended only in people with acute respiratory illness to Wear a mouthguard.

On the side of the RKI stated: "Some of the Infected become ill not at all (asymptomatic infection), may excrete the pathogen but still. In these cases, the precautionary Wear makeshift masks could help to reduce the risk of Transmission. Therefore, Wearing makeshift masks by persons entering public spaces, in which the safety distance cannot be adhered to, e.g. public TRANSPORT, food shops, or, if necessary, on the job, help could curb the further spread of SARS-CoV-2." 

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