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Homemade masks

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We keep hearing over and over that homemade masks are not effective against coronavirus and that homemade masks should be used as a last resort.  I stumbled upon this article about how different materials work for filtering out the virus.

I have no idea if this is a trustworthy source, but it's worth a look.

What Are The Best Materials for Making DIY Masks?

+1 Fritz. That was a great report.

I wonder if making the mask with twice the surface area would cut down on the effort to breath through it.

area, like face coverage, or like thickness...

  Same size opening to the mouth and nose, but a bigger duck bill. You would have to add pipe cleaners to the sides so it wouldn't collapse when you inheld.


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