Frequently Asked Questions.
1Why should people wear Mask.. ?
Masks are a key measure to suppress transmission and save lives. Masks reduce potential exposure risk from an infected person whether they have symptoms or not. People wearing masks are protected from getting infected. Masks also prevent onward transmission when worn by a person who is infected. Masks should be used as part of a comprehensive ‘Do it all!’ approach including physical distancing, avoiding crowded, closed and close-contact settings, improving ventilation, cleaning hands, covering sneezes and coughs, and more.
2Who should wear what kind of Mask..?
Medical masks are recommended for the following groups: All health workers in clinical settings. See our guidance for more information on the use of personal protective equipment by health care workers. Anyone who is feeling unwell, including people with mild symptoms, such as muscle aches, slight cough, sore throat or fatigue. People caring for suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 outside of health facilities. When they cannot guarantee a distance of at least 1 meter from others, medical masks are also recommended for the following groups, as they are at a higher risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID-19 and dying: People aged 60 or over. People of any age with underlying health conditions, including: chronic respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, immunocompromised patients and diabetes mellitus. Non-medical, Vibe masks are advised for use by the general public when physical distancing cannot be maintained, as part of a comprehensive ‘Do it all!’ approach, including improving ventilation; cleaning hands; covering sneezes and coughs, and more.
3How Vibe is superior over Regular Cloth Mask..?
A mask made out of regular cloth or treated cloth can only filter up to 30% of PFE. Whereas Vibe is developed with technical support from scholars from prestigious NID from Ahmedabad. India.
4Why should I Use the Filter in Vibe..?
The Antiviral filter in Vibe is developed using organic filtration materials to neutralise the active microbes in the Air, including coronavirus. While you use the Mask with filter, you will be assured of 100% Protection.
5When to replace the filter..?
The disposable Antiviral filter should be replaced Daily if the mask is worn continuously". If only short-term, or intermittent use, the filter should be replaced after each wash."
6Do I wash my hands before putting on a mask (either medical-grade or cloth)?
Yes, you should thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer before putting on your mask.
7Should I wash my hands after removing a mask (either medical-grade or cloth)?
Yes, you should thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer after removing your mask.
8How do I clean/launder my Vibe mask?
Clean your cloth face mask in non-scented/allergy free detergent. Do not use dryer sheets.
9Where should I store my Vibe mask?
You should store masks in a clean, dry space.