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Face masks and dust masks

Surgical, dental, and medical masks are all examples of face masks.  Dust masks are similar but designed for construction and cleanup activities. Both types are among the most common and least expensive forms of personal breathing protection.  Dust masks may partially block large airborne particles containing viruses and bacteria from reaching your mouth and nose. […]

Does washing your clothes prevent the spread of the coronavirus?

‘The coronavirus would likely survive better on artificial fibers such as polyester than on cotton’ As some folks on social media fret about whether they need to wash or change their clothes to avoid catching COVID-19, infectious-disease experts say you generally don’t need to do so more often than usual — and some even warn […]