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COVID-19 Outbreak: Face Coverings Vs Surgical Masks Vs N95 Respirators

The Article also published in New Spotlight Nepal; July 13, 2020 “Coronavirus is smaller than the filtering pores on the N95 respirator, so you may wonder that the N95 respirator doesn’t work (can’t sieve out coronaviruses), right? Not exactly!” Cloth … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Outbreak: N95 Respirators

A respirator, such as an N95 respirator, is a respiratory protective device designed to achieve a very close facial fit and very efficient filtration of small airborne particles. N95 respirators are capable of filtering out all types of small and … Continue reading

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Air Pollution in Kathmandu: Are You Protected?

Unfortunately, widely used surgical type masks or face masks (home-made) made out of various clothing materials may not protect you from exposure to fine Particulate Matter (PM) present in the environment, therefore, not appropriate for use, especially while walking in the … Continue reading

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