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New study looks at effectiveness of face coverings

New study looks at effectiveness of face coverings Photo: News10NBC.

WHECTV
Created: June 30, 2020 03:57 PM

(WHEC) — Health experts are continuing to stress that face masks help reduce the spread of coronavirus.

A new study takes a look at which ones are most effective.

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Researchers used a laser to detect droplets.

They found loosely folded face masks and bandana-style coverings had little to no effect on stopping the droplets.

Well-fitted homemade masks with multiple layers of quilting fabrics and off-the-shelf cone style masks were the most effective.


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