People are wearing a face mask or cloth face-covering in public in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. But as per CDC, you must maintain other safety measures like social distancing. However, social distancing is quite difficult to be maintained at places such as grocery stores. Pharmacies, while visiting your physicians and traveling on public transportation. Here are the do and don’ts of wearing a face mask.
What is an N95 Respirator? An N95 respirator face mask is a filtering face piece respirator (FFR) that filters out at least 95% of airborne particles free of oil. Basically it is a respiratory protective device that is designed to achieve a close facial fit and effectively filters off airborne particles.
Surgical face masks are also known as medical masks and designed especially for healthcare professionals during surgery and nursing, to avoid contamination of the surgical field and patient by capturing liquid droplets that are expelled by the user. Even common people do use surgical masks to protect themselves from airborne diseases. Read the article to know more about the surgical face mask.
China now makes 200 million face masks a day — more than twenty times the amount it made at the start of February. The leap has been spurred by the outbreak of a new coronavirus. The masks include the lightweight ones that people like to wear in the hope of protection against coronavirus as well as the heavy-duty N95 masks used by health-care workers. GOATS AND SODA Face Masks: What Doctors Say About Their Role In Containing Coronavirus But that's still not nearly enough to meet local demands as well as global orders. So a scramble is now underway in...