The Resuscitation Council (UK), the body that sets standards for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is telling British citizens to cover the face and nose of an unresponsive person before they perform CPR on them.

In a video uploaded in March, the group demonstrates new COVID-19 guidelines for CPR, including hindering the incapacitated individual’s breathing.

“The aim is to reduce the risk of virus transmission,” a narrator explains.



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