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COVID-19:  Which mask should you wear?

The Siasat | 09/06/2020 06:44 PM | Click to read full article

Face masks have now become an equally essential part of ones dressing process before leaving the house. A mask is effective only if worn properly, fitting snugly from the top of the nose to below the chin with no gaps. While no mask is 100% effective, it can help keep both you and others safe when combined with social distancing and regular hand-washing. The N95 is the most recognizable and effective mask. A good homemade mask uses a material that is dense enough to capture viral particles but breathable enough that you can tolerate it.