Mask Up During a Pandemic!

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Different Types of Masks

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  1. Inner layer, made of cotton or a cotton blend.
  2. Intermediate filtering layer, made of polypropylene interfacing or tightly-woven cotton.
  3. Protective outer layer, preferably of a hydrophobic (water-repelling) material if possible.
WHO | Advice on the use of masks in the community, during home care and in healthcare settings in the context of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Conclusion

Citations and Further Reading

  1. CDC | How COVID-19 Spreads
  2. MIT | Covid-19 Updates: Do cloth masks actually work?
  3. Visualizing Speech-Generated Oral Fluid Droplets with Laser Light Scattering
  4. CDC | How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask
  5. CDC | COVID-19: Considerations for Wearing Masks
  6. The Simple Science Behind Why Masks Work
  7. COVID-19 and use of non-traditional masks: how do various materials compare in reducing the risk of infection for mask wearers?
  8. WHO | Q&A: Masks and COVID-19
  9. WHO | Advice on the use of masks in the community, during home care and in healthcare settings in the context of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
  10. MIT | Covid-19 Updates: How do I choose a cloth face mask?

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