CDC Now Recommends Double-Masking For More Protection Against The Coronavirus

The Centers for Illness Control and Avoidance launched brand-new research study on Wednesday that discovered wearing a fabric mask over a medical mask is one method to lower direct exposure to aerosol droplets that can transfer the coronavirus.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new research study on Wednesday that discovered using a fabric mask over a medical mask is one way to decrease direct exposure to aerosol beads that can transfer the coronavirus.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The public health agency checked out different approaches to enhance the fit of fabric and medical masks, in order to enhance their efficiency and reduce transmission of particles bring SARS-CoV-2.

The research study discovered that wearing a cloth mask over a medical mask considerably increases security. Researchers also discovered that tying knots on the ear loops of medical masks where they connect to the mask substantially enhances defense, by pulling the mask better to the face.

Masks provide the very best defense against the virus till sufficient people can get vaccinated, the CDC states.

NPRs Rob Stein added to this report.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new research study on Wednesday that found double-masking deals more protection versus the coronavirus.