Corona virus and protection by surgical mask-What you need to know?


Corona Virus, now a days is the most scary thing every one is talking about. How it is spreading?, how to protect from it?, how to contain the spread of this virus? and Is there any cure or vaccine for it? These are the questions almost everyone is looking answers for. Being a Textile Engineer and having knowledge in the area of Medical Textiles as well as Non-woven fabrics, I thought I should give my readers a laymen knowledge about one of the protection methods, that is wearing a surgical mask. Now there are many different kinds of protective masks available, however the most common and most used one is the disposable surgical mask. So in this blog I will present surgical masks, their anatomy, function and properties according to protection levels. Because now a days everyone is looking for a mask consequently with a boost in demand, many fakes…

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