Cloth masks, even those with a layer of polypropylene fabric, have a low filtration rate, especially when used on their own without an additional filter. Additionally, they do not provide a tight facial seal to trap potentially harmful aerosols. Infection between two people can happen within 27 minutes. These are best suited for extremely low-risk environments that you will not be in for extended periods of time.
How effective are cloth masks in comparison to other masks such as a KN95/N95? Print
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