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Nylon stockings could improve the effectiveness of homemade masks

From NPR: Photo by Loretta Fernandez

Researcher Loretta Fernandez of Northeastern University wears a homemade face mask without and with an extra outer layer made from nylon stockings (right). The added nylon outer layer significantly boosted masks' ability to filter out small particles, her research found.

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