Citing researchers at Virginia Tech, CNBC announcer Contessa Brewer suggested that you should consider wearing three masks or adding extra layers to a regular mask, Summit.news reports.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to new US President Joe Biden, recently announced that a double mask may provide better protection than a single mask.
“Then why wear one mask at all?”
Brewer said experts at Virginia Tech said that the double mask protects against infection by 50 to 75 percent. better and added “a three-layer mask can block up to 90% of (pathogen) particles”, the portal cites.
The author of the Summit.news text writes: “The question arises again; even if wearing three masks does not provide 100% protection against Covid, why wear one mask at all?”
SAMA The CNBC network recalled on Sunday that the American Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has so far not recommended wearing double masks.