Covid-19 has aroused as the most contentious issues worldwide in 2020. It has caused unexpected effects on various aspects of life, and Governments are struggling in combatting this disease with all the efforts and measures possible at individual as well as mass scale. Various preventive measures have been recommended, including the use of face-masks for this purpose. This communication presents front and flip sides of using face-mask as a preventive measure. Health effects caused because of using face masks have been provided attention. Impact of quantification of face mask dumping is presented, along with a value added mechanism for the disposal of used masks as medical waste.
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