COVID 19: The latest variant of coronavirus Omicron is being spread heavily. The particular variant of the virus is causing mild symptoms to the patients, however it's spreading rate is much higher than the previous Delta variant. With the exponential growth in the number of cases, the corona variant Omicron has been proved to be the fastest spreading variant of the virus, however if you use the right mask with the correct measures can keep you from catching the virus. Here
In the COVID era, the mask is a basic norm that no one should get away with. Since the Omicron variant is the most rapidly spreadable variant, the mask is a key measure to create a strong barrier between the virus and your respiratory system.
According to Professor Trisha Greehalgh of Oxford University says that "Most cloth coverings are just fashion accessories"
As per a research conducted by ACGIH or American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, there are different effects of different types of masks.The research clears about how much time does it take to catch the corona virus spending upon the kind of mask you are using :
Double mask method is also commendable if N95 mask is not available.
Wearing the mask right way is as crucial as wearing the right mask is. If you want to keep yourself protected from Covid virus, here are some key points that you should remember.
N95/ KN95: a layer of Polypropylene, a kind of plastic, which creates a strong barrier between you and the virus present in the environment. The plastic layer present in the mask provides a protcetion aginst the covidvirus that cloth mask and surgical mask can not.