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Silk useful as face mask and PPE in COVID-19 – News-Medical.Net

As many people are resorting to face coverings improvised from common fabrics, researchers from the University of Cincinnati looked to determine what fabrics were the most effective. The team examined the hydrophobicity of fabrics (silk, cotton, polyester), a…

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Face masks for the general population and N95 respirators as part of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare professionals are both a vital part of protection against viral transmission du…

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