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If you are talking Philippines then it is NO. No flight between HK and Philippines at least until 29th Feb. If flight is resumed then the answer is YES. I did not stop travel even at the peak of SARS in 2003. However, at that time NO travelling ban was issued to anyone travelling from HK.So ..are the folks still planning on traveling in the wake of CoronaVirus?
Wearing a respirator in Pinoy's summer? You cannot be serious.There was a report on CNN today where one of the talking heads was saying that it may be a year before everything settles, he was saying that summer may see a drop in transmissions an a resumption in the fall, just like seasonal flu and for the same reasons.
I just ordered a reusable respirator mask with two sets of p100 filters just in case. Regular filters are not available anywhere in the Philippines and I spend some time shopping and was only able to buy a 10 pack of cheap surgical masks which are just about useless.
Wearing a respirator in Pinoy's summer? You cannot be serious.
Surgical mask is all you need unless you are in close contact with an carrier/patient.