Types Of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) For COVID-19

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, personal protective equipment has become essential for millions of healthcare workers, employees, students, and the general public around the world. It has become impossible to move around and go to work without wearing at least a protective respirator face mask and gloves. However, despite the PPE discussion being so widespread, … Read more

How To Clean N95 Masks

How To Clean N95 Masks?

N95 respiratory face masks, as well as other respiratory protection pieces, are now being reused or applied for extended use due to limited supply. The WHO as well as the CDC recommend people, especially healthcare staff and first responders use and reuse N95, KN95, and cloth masks. But, even though this sounds like a good … Read more

N95 Vs. Kn95 Mask

N95 Vs. KN95 Mask: 12 Things to Know Before Buying

N95 and KN95 masks are currently the best masks on the market considering their efficiency against harmful particles like the COVID-19. However, these masks are generally reserved for health care workers and first responders due to the scarce availability of proper masks. Nevertheless, the general public also wants to ensure proper protection for themselves and … Read more

How To Store And Reuse Masks

How To Store And Reuse Masks?

The demand for face masks during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Personal protective equipment has become a must and a new normal; we all have to wear face masks to protect ourselves and others from the virus transmission. But, the demand for face masks has made them scarce or even unavailable in some parts … Read more

N95 mask

N95 Mask: 14 Things You Need To Know Before Buying

N95 respiratory face masks are considered to be probably the best currently available option for personal protective equipment against the COVID-19. The CDC, NIOSH, and OSHA, alongside the World Health organization, all recommend we wear masks as protective equipment but say that N95 masks should be reserved for the health staff and first responders. However, … Read more

Cloth Mask Vs. Surgical Mask

Cloth Mask Vs. Surgical Mask: Which Works Better For Me? 

As we’re still struggling with the pandemic of COVID-19, the need to wear a mask for protection has become a new normal. The CDC and the WHO have now declared masks as a primary safety measure (alongside handwashing and social distancing). However, with scarce research and very little explaining, people are still confused about the … Read more

Cloth Face Mask

Cloth Face Mask: 11 Things to Know Before Buying

In the past few days, the COVID-19 situation has started to worsen again, so the WHO and CDC made sure to come out with updated safety and infection prevention measures. For example, CDC now urges that everyone needs to wear a mask in public. They’ve stated that this especially applies to places where social distancing … Read more

Surgical Mask

Surgical Face Mask: 15 Things You Should Know Before Buying

Over the last few months, we’ve seen a great discussion regarding face masks and their effectiveness in the fight against COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has alone changed its face masks recommendations several times. The CDC advised at first that masks should be worn by only those who have symptoms, and then … Read more