By Hallie Levine Last updated: February 18, 2021
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
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.