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How to Make a CDC-approved Cloth Face Mask

It might help prevent you from spreading the virus

The time has come to start covering your face. As we reported April 3, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends all citizens voluntarily wear a cloth face mask for essential trips out of the house to the grocery store, doctor, or other public places where the 6-foot social distancing rules may be difficult to maintain. In short, most places.

Wearing a cloth mask might help protect people around you, if you happen to be infected with COVID-19 but do not have symptoms yet. (These are COVID-19's typical symptoms.) Some individuals infected with COVID-19 never show symptoms or do not get very sick, especially if they are young. Basically, these masks mainly help others, not you—though if used properly, a cloth mask may help you avoid touching your face and infecting yourself while out of the house.

Be sure to frequently wash masks in the washing machine with regular detergent.

Please select this link to read the complete article from WIRED.

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