The Centre for Disease Control known as NCDC has warned Nigeria against the use of face shield instead of face mask to prevent Corona virus spread.
In a news released to the public on Saturday said the statistics shows that most of the cases reported contract this deadly disease using face shield, instead of face mask to prevent Covid 19.
NCDC said almost every people in Nigeria uses face shield because it is widely available all over Nigeria.
The board said using Face mask is more better than face shield, people might have contracted Covid 19 using face shield without any symptoms, thereby infecting people with this disease.
Prevention is better than cure, it’s more beneficial to use Face mask as recommended by World Health Organization (W.H.O) to minimize the risks of contracting Coronavirus diseases.
It’s better to use face mask whenever you are going out, especially in a place where social distancing as laid down by NCDC cannot be completely followed, places like market, religion centers, commercial bus and etc. cannot be completely followed, places like market, religion centers, commercial bus and etc.