Are you wearing the right mask to protect yourself?
Studies show that cloth and medical-grade face masks can cut down on coronavirus droplet spread by 80% or more.
“So, if everyone wore these masks properly and consistently, we could reduce the COVID-19 transmission rate significantly and help quell the outbreak,” says infectious diseases and infection control specialist Roy Chemaly, M.D.
But with so many mask options available now, how do you pick the right one to prevent the spread of COVID-19? What factors should you be considering before making a mask purchase? And are there any fabrics or styles to avoid?
You can read more about the research and result here.
In summary, the result shows that the performance of the fitted, non-valved N95 mask was far superior than others like cloth, medical-grade face masks and even valved N95 masks.
So, how to choose the right mask with N95 standards? Watch the VIDEO here to find out more! You may skip to the timestamp for relevant questions and topics in video.