“Wearing a mask will reduce Corona’s risk by only 1%.”
LAHORE: Pakistan Academy of Family Physicians President Dr Tariq Mahmood has said that if ordinary citizens and medical personnel wear masks, the risk of corona will be reduced to one per cent.
A seminar on Corona Diagnostic Test was organized by Mir Khalil-ur-Rehman Memorial Society in Lahore. Wasif Nagy, Dr. Qadeer Ahmed, Dr. Javed Hayat, Dr. Tahir Chaudhry and others also addressed the seminar.
Dr. Tariq Mahmood, president of the Pakistan Academy of Family Physicians, said that when doctors identified dengue fever, he was ridiculed and later the health department regained consciousness.
He said that if corona tests were conducted in all parts of Lahore, 50 per cent of them would be positive.