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Everything You Need to Know about Masks — Including How to Tell if Your N95 or KN95 is Real

KJZZ 91.5's The Show spoke with Farshad (Dr. Shad) Fani Marvasti, MD, MPH, director of Public Health, Prevention and Health Promotion at the college, about COVID and mask efficacy. He provided the latest guidance and advice on how to identify authentic masks.

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Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 669 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,600 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Bioscience Core, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.