This is how you can make your COVID-19 protection mask at home.
With the increasing number of cases, people are being told to take preventative measures seriously. The world is also suffering from a shortage of PPE kits and N95 masks and developing countries are struggling to meet the needs of their healthcare workers. With that being said, it is possible to ease the pressure on the system as people are now sharing ways to make face masks at home.
There is no evidence as of now, to prove that homemade masks are effective against transmission of the virus but given the current situation, it better to something instead of nothing.
Here is how you can prepare your COVID-19 mask at home.
“Our findings suggest that a homemade mask should only be considered as a last resort to prevent droplet transmission from infected individuals, but it would be better than no protection,” a study said according to an article published in Economic Times.
Many textile companies and fashion labels have started manufacturing unit dedicated to the production of face masks to meet the current demand.