A man wears his home-made face mask in Harlem, New York, the US. Even a home-made mask is better than nothing, some experts say. Photo: AFP A man wears his home-made face mask in Harlem, New York, the US. Even a home-made mask is better than nothing, some experts say. Photo: AFP
A man wears his home-made face mask in Harlem, New York, the US. Even a home-made mask is better than nothing, some experts say. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: should I make my own mask? How home-made ones may help stop Covid-19 spread

  • Some experts say home-made masks could be useful as a barrier to stop those infected with the coronavirus from contaminating others
  • ‘It’s not perfect, but that’s much better than nothing,’ one researcher says, although others claim it doesn’t eliminate risk

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A man wears his home-made face mask in Harlem, New York, the US. Even a home-made mask is better than nothing, some experts say. Photo: AFP A man wears his home-made face mask in Harlem, New York, the US. Even a home-made mask is better than nothing, some experts say. Photo: AFP
A man wears his home-made face mask in Harlem, New York, the US. Even a home-made mask is better than nothing, some experts say. Photo: AFP
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