Doctors slam expert advice on face masks

As Victorian healthcare worker coronavirus infections rise, P2 or N95 masks are 'essential', says AMA president Dr Omar Khorshid

Doctors are increasingly critical of the expert advice on protective equipment, saying filter respirator masks are essential for care of coronavirus patients.

AMA president Dr Omar Khorshid.

Victoria recorded 139 new infections among healthcare workers on Friday, bringing the total active cases in the group to 911.

The AMA hit out at the Infection Control Expert Group (ICEG) for