• How to Spot a Fake KN95 Mask

    9 days ago - By PopSugar

    Cloth masks aren't as effective against the rapidly spreading omicron variant of COVID-19, so there's a push from health officials to wear N95 or KN95 masks. They're higher quality and offer a tighter, more secure fit than reusable cloth or surgical masks. N95 and KN95 masks , are equally effective at filtering out 95 percent of airborne particles. Since health care professionals should have priority using N95s, they may be hard to find, making KN95 masks the next best option. When you order KN95 masks for you and your kids, you should know that fake KN95 masks exist. The CDC said that 60...
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  • So, Can We Reuse Our KN95 Masks?

    So, Can We Reuse Our KN95 Masks?

    9 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    With Covid surging in my neck of the woods (we've hit a record-breaking 22.3% positivity rate ), I think it's time for my family to rethink our slacker mask practices. I, for one, am a serial re-user of my personalized cloth mask; though my kids wear just-out-of-the-package masks to school each morning, theirs are the flimsy ones that gap on the sides. With omicron, it's clear it's time for us to up our game and invest in some KN95s .
    And I do mean invest. Easily as effective as the medical-grade K95 (both the KN95 and K95 reportedly filter out 95% of minute particles ), the KN95 is more...
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  • N95, KN95 or KF94? How to Find the Right Covid Mask

    9 days ago - By NY Times

    Knowing which mask to pick and making sure it's not a fake requires the sleuthing skills of a forensic investigator. Our guide can help.
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