• Inexpensive, accessible device provides visual proof that masks block droplets

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report that a simple, low-cost technique provided visual proof that face masks are effective in reducing droplet emissions during normal wear. They found that the best face coverings were N95 masks without valves - the hospital-grade coverings that are used by front-line health care workers. Surgical or polypropylene masks also performed well. Hand-made cotton face coverings provided good coverage, eliminating a substantial amount of the spray from normal speech. But bandanas and neck fleeces such as balaclavas didn't block the droplets much at all.
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  • 18 Best Kids' Face Masks They'll Actually Be Excited To Wear

    18 Best Kids' Face Masks They'll Actually Be Excited To Wear

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    You already know that telling your kid to keep six feet away from other kids is kind of like telling them to move away from cupcakes at a birthday party. That's why kids' face masks is the accessory du jour. Regardless of whether your kids are attending school in person or virtually, kids' face masks are a must in helping slow the spread of COVID-19, according to the Center of Disease Control. Since kids are less likely than adults to show typical coronavirus symptoms, you definitely want to reinforce that wearing face masks, even while social distancing, is a must. As long as your...
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