Face mask shortages have sparked creative solutions. Will they work?

HEALTH CARE WORKERS clearly need goggles to protect themselves as well as their patients from your new coronavirus. The public might also take advantage of wearing masks in the COVID-19 pandemic. Face mask really are a simple method to help alleviate problems with the spread with the new coronavirus through talking, coughing or sneezing, scientists and public-health specialists say. But they should be worn properly.

Social distancing is still our best bet to prevent further spread with the coronavirus. But since April 3, Americans are already encouraged by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to utilize “cloth coverings” in places where distancing guidelines are hard to keep up. Several new studies published this month support wearing face mask to curb the transmission in the novel coronavirus. The broadest, an overview funded with the World Health Organization and published … Read the rest