Simple Tool Evaluates Mask Performance at Blocking Droplets
Simple Tool Evaluates Mask Performance at Blocking Droplets
A proof-of-concept study finds some commonly used facial coverings may perform worse than no mask at all.
Simple Tool Evaluates Mask Performance at Blocking Droplets
Simple Tool Evaluates Mask Performance at Blocking Droplets

A proof-of-concept study finds some commonly used facial coverings may perform worse than no mask at all.

A proof-of-concept study finds some commonly used facial coverings may perform worse than no mask at all.

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How Face Masks Can Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
How Face Masks Can Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
Diana Kwon | Jul 8, 2020
As communities and businesses reopen amidst the pandemic, masks—in addition to other social distancing measures—are crucial for preventing new outbreaks.
Infographic: What We Know About How Masks Can Slow Disease Spread
Infographic: What We Know About How Masks Can Slow Disease Spread
Diana Kwon | Jul 8, 2020
Not all masks are created equal, and how they are worn makes a difference too.
N95 Respirators Can Be Decontaminated from SARS-CoV-2
N95 Respirators Can Be Decontaminated from SARS-CoV-2
Amy Schleunes | Apr 19, 2020
Vaporized hydrogen peroxide is the most effective decontamination method for masks that had been exposed to the coronavirus in a recent study.
Some Coronavirus Researchers are Running Low on Masks
Some Coronavirus Researchers are Running Low on Masks
Katarina Zimmer | Apr 1, 2020
A large-scale shortage of respirators and face shields threatens progress in some labs that are currently trying to ramp up their studies of SARS-CoV-2.