The best and worst face masks - ranked

I'll be honest...when I saw a story a few days ago that stated we may be wearing masks for - wait for it - jaw dropped. I mean, I've already imagined doing so through the end of 2020 but..beyond then?

Ok, well.

So I felt the need to share this article I came across, ranking the effectiveness of all the different masks out there. I have a few cloth ones and a KN95 mask or 2.

And not all face coverings offer the level of protection we need. Even cloth masks vary because of the fabric used.

Here's the ranking from scientists...

Best masks - N99 and N95.

In a close second - Disposable surgical masks.

Followed by made-at-home cloth masks.

Read the full report HERE.

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