Which mask should I buy? From cotton to silk, finding the right fabrics
Global News-“Masks are officially now mandatory in several parts of the country to continue the fight against the novel coronavirus. But with new regulations also comes a range of masks consumers can choose from.”
“Many masks are made for health-care professionals, but for the average person who is expected to wear a mask in grocery stores, offices or forms of transportation, which mask should you choose?”
“Dr. Sumontra Chakrabarti, division head of infectious diseases at Trillium Health Partners — Mississauga Hospital in Ontario, tells Global News that before considering a fabric type, make sure the mask actually fits your face. The most important thing to remember is that (the mask) is basically covering your mouth and nose,” he said, adding that it should also be comfortable on your face.