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  • Face Mask Exhalation Valves and Covid-19

    Face masks with exhaust vents protect the wearer against infections, because particles cannot get in through the valve. However, they do not protect others from being infected, as the valve allows unfiltered air to be released when the wearer exhales. This means the wearer can still spread the virus while wearing a mask.
  • Air Pollution Masks – 5 Key Questions Answered

    Yes, they are! At least three scientific studies have looked at the effectiveness of face masks for protecting against air pollution. The researchers concluded that the most important factor for mask effectiveness is how well the mask fit the face and is able to seal off particles.
  • Covid and Other Viruses Make Wearing Masks Necessary

    Social distancing recommendations inform people to stay 6 feet apart from one another. But scientists are discovering that  this may not be sufficient. This shows why it is so essential to wear a face mask when you are out in public settings.
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