Face Mask Education During Cocid-19: Cost and Benefit Safety Precaution Campaign Through Media

Authors

  • Dr. Faheem Akhter NED University of Engineering and Technology
  • Fatima Kiran DHA Suffa University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Dr Ammad Zafar Department of Business Administration, Usman Institute Technology University, Karachi, Pakistan

Keywords:

COVID-19, Mass Media Intervention, Health Communication, Prevention, Social Behavioral Changes, Facemask Education

Abstract

Globally as lockdown measures to slow the spread of severe coronavirus. It is, therefore, important to assess any changes in the policy of lifting lockdown without preventive measures practiced by the people. A global pandemic caused societies to realign radically and quickly. To avoid community transmission of virus Schools worldwide shifted to virtual learning although, which is not ideal in many respects. Many countries are ready to reopen their education institutions especially schools but strictly follow of preventive measures is important including social distancing, hand washing, sanitization and most importantly wearing a face mask when students and staff in the school are in contact with each other without 6 feet distancing. The media can effectively disseminate the science of mask use. Correct use of the masks can allow safer interactions at closer distances because the masks contain droplets. If one person is infected, the virus will not be transmitted to another.

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Published

2022-06-28

How to Cite

Akhter, F., Kiran, F., & Zafar, A. (2022). Face Mask Education During Cocid-19: Cost and Benefit Safety Precaution Campaign Through Media. Pakistan Journal of Media Sciences, 3(1), 133–143. Retrieved from https://media-sciences.com/index.php/pjms/article/view/87

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Articles in English