A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural depicting a medical worker in Manchester, Britain on Monday. Photo: ReutersA man wearing a face mask walks by a mural depicting a medical worker in Manchester, Britain on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural depicting a medical worker in Manchester, Britain on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: medical masks best, cotton good, bandanas bad, study shows

  • Researchers rank 14 types of commonly available face coverings for how well they reduce spread of Covid-19
  • Bandanas cut droplets by only 50 per cent, while neck fleeces actually increase amount of spray

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural depicting a medical worker in Manchester, Britain on Monday. Photo: ReutersA man wearing a face mask walks by a mural depicting a medical worker in Manchester, Britain on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural depicting a medical worker in Manchester, Britain on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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