Are 2 Masks Better Than 1 at Preventing COVID-19 Spread?

Are 2 Masks Better Than 1 at Preventing COVID-19 Spread?

Miquel Llonch/Stocksy United Dr. Anthony Fauci has said that double masking “just makes common sense.”In theory, it’ll help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by filtering more particles. In addition, high profile figures like transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, have been spotted wearing double masks in recent weeks. The combinations included: no mask, a 3-ply medical mask alone, a cloth mask alone, double masks, unknotted mask, and knotted and tucked medical mask. However, when the two were combined, with the cloth mask over the medical mask, the particles blocked jumped to 92.5 percent. Zabaneh said that one case in which it’s a good idea to wear double masks is when there are concerns about source control.

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