Scientists Test Which Masks Work Best by Filming People Coughing And Sneezing in Them

The results are clear, surgical masks are superior

>Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks

Full story of excerpts below at Source: >Scientists Test Which Masks Work Best by Filming People Coughing And Sneezing in Them

A surgical mask was the most effective at blocking droplets and aerosols from talking, coughing and sneezing. But if you can’t get hold of one, a cloth mask is the next best thing, and the more layers the better.

We confirmed that even speaking generates substantial droplets. Coughing and sneezing (in that order) generate even more.

In practice, we don’t yet know which has a greater effect — wearing masks to prevent infected people spreading to others or protecting well people from inhaling infected aerosols. Probably both are equally important.

Continue reading full story at source link above

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

People Wearing DIY Masks

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.