Mask became an essential item to have in our bags. It is mandatory in transportation and when you enter shops, in certain countries. On the streets mask wearing is optional in some countries, in others, such as Vietnam, Venezuela, UAE made wearing a mask once people leave their houses compulsory.
Wearing a mask has been part of large debates. In fact, the World Health Organization has stated that wearing mask is effective only when combined with frequent hand cleaning with soap of hydro-alcoholic gels. Moreover, they claim that healthy people do not have to wear face masks. So, Masks are made for people who feel sick in order to protect others from droplets when they speak or sneeze.
However, wearing a mask during the Covid-19 pandemic becomes almost a natural reflex, for we do not know if we are asymptomatic. So, in order to avoid infecting others without being aware of it, it is recommended to always wear a mask outside home.
The benefits of Homemade mask vs industrial disposable masks
Even if some countries exposed a colossal shortage in masks availability, they could after some time afford to double or triple their production to make it available for the public. Apart from the UK, which asserts that healthy people do not need to wear masks and that masks should be made available for medical stuff, most countries encourage mask wearing. Disposable masks production has quickly been joined by homemade textile masks. Textile and washable masks remain better than disposable masks. Firstly, because they do not irritate the skin. Secondly, they are eco-friendly masks. A disposable mask take 450 years to decompose in nature.
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