CDC Says Double-Masking Offers More Protection Against The Coronavirus

The Centers for Illness Control and Prevention launched new research study on Wednesday that discovered using a cloth mask over a medical mask is one way to decrease exposure to aerosol beads that can transmit the coronavirus.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released brand-new research on Wednesday that found wearing a fabric mask over a medical mask is one method to minimize exposure to aerosol droplets that can send the coronavirus.

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NPRs Rob Stein added to this report.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released brand-new research on Wednesday that discovered double-masking deals more defense versus the coronavirus.

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

Masks use the finest defense versus the virus until enough people can get immunized, the CDC says.

The research study found that wearing a fabric mask over a medical mask considerably increases defense. Scientists likewise discovered that connecting knots on the ear loops of medical masks where they connect to the mask significantly improves defense, by pulling the mask more detailed to the face.