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Fitted filtration efficiency of double masking during COVID-19 pandemic

2021-04-16
(Press-News.org) What The Study Did: The fitted filtration efficiency of commonly available masks worn singly, doubled or in combinations was evaluated in this study.

Authors: Emily E. Sickbert-Bennett, Ph.D., M.S., of the UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2033)

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