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How fit and placement influence effectiveness of face masks  

By Editor - Tue Sep 15, 5:35 am

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s engineering department showed GMA Investigates how fit and placement influence the effectiveness of face masks. “We tried to see how different ways of wearing the mask would affect the amount of droplets that escape,” said Dr. Sid Verma, an assistant professor of ocean and mechanical engineering. To conduct the demonstrations, researchers retrofitted a mannequin to release droplets through the nose and mouth, simulating a cough, sneeze or speaking.

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How fit and placement influence effectiveness of face masks

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