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5 Ways to Upgrade Your Mask in 2021 – Consumer Reports

By Hallie Levine Last updated: February 18, 2021

Some experts suggest doubling up for added protection—but how you do so matters.

With more contagious coronavirus variants spreading, a simple cloth mask might not always be enough. Consumer Reports explains how to upgrade your mask.

More contagious variants of SARS-CoV-2 are now spreading in the U.S., with one potentially poised to become the predominant strain in this country by March, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Source: 5 Ways to Upgrade Your Mask in 2021 – Consumer Reports

U.S. Customs has seized millions of counterfeit N95s. Here’s how to spot a fake.

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Counterfeit N95s are everywhere. Masks with misspellings, no approval numbers or NIOSH markings should be avoided.

Source: U.S. Customs has seized millions of counterfeit N95s. Here’s how to spot a fake.