Computer modelling by researchers in the US reveals that standard recommended face masks have more leaks when used by women. Photo: Shutterstock Computer modelling by researchers in the US reveals that standard recommended face masks have more leaks when used by women. Photo: Shutterstock
Computer modelling by researchers in the US reveals that standard recommended face masks have more leaks when used by women. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: one-size face masks do not fit all – especially women: study

  • Standard design works for men but results in greater leakage when used by women and the elderly, researchers say
  • Problem could be reduced by using smaller masks, they say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Computer modelling by researchers in the US reveals that standard recommended face masks have more leaks when used by women. Photo: Shutterstock Computer modelling by researchers in the US reveals that standard recommended face masks have more leaks when used by women. Photo: Shutterstock
Computer modelling by researchers in the US reveals that standard recommended face masks have more leaks when used by women. Photo: Shutterstock
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