Coronavirus: home-made origami face masks may fit better than commercial ones, study suggests

//Coronavirus: home-made origami face masks may fit better than commercial ones, study suggests

Coronavirus: home-made origami face masks may fit better than commercial ones, study suggests

Anyone can make their own origami face mask and it may potentially be better at blocking microscopic coronavirus particles than commercially available ones, a new study suggests.The paper-folding technique could be used to turn widely available materials such as furnace filters into masks that fit better than surgical or N95 masks, according to lab tests carried out by scientists at the University of California, Irvine.A better fit means better protection – the filtration rate of commercial…

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