UBC researchers run tests to find best materials and styles for face masks

UBC researchers run tests to find best materials and styles for face masks

Most scientists and health authorities support wearing cloth face masks in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. A team of UBC researchers led by Dr. Jing Wang, a clinical instructor in the faculty of medicine, and Steven Rogak, a professor of mechanical engineering who studies aerosols, decided to test the most popular types of mask fabrics to find out how well they filtered particles while remaining breathable. Here, they share their findings....

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