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Guest Commentary: I'm a Mechanical Engineer Who Has Tested COVID Masks for Two Years. Here's How to Pick the Best Ones

Fit is a major component in how effective a mask is.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidelines about masks and respirators a number of times over the past two years and gave its most recent update on Jan. 14, 2022. The update states that cloth face coverings offer the least protection from the coronavirus compared with surgical masks or N95-style masks...

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