The best way to prevent coronavirus isn’t wearing a face mask. It’s washing your hands.
As fears over the coronavirus outbreak spread, thousands of Americans are clamoring to buy face masks in an effort to protect themselves, sending prices soaring and leading manufacturers like 3M to ramp up production. However, experts say stocking up on face masks is actually misguided — and there’s a much simpler thing you could be doing right now to protect yourself.
There’s a lot the general public likely doesn’t realize about these masks — namely, that they are not the best way to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
By: CHRISTINA CAPATIDES