Questions tagged [personal-protective-equipment]

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Which DIY mask is most effective?

There have been a number of do-it-yourself (DIY) mask designs released and tested by both universities and other institutions on account of world wide Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) shortages. ...
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Alternatives other than face-mask-respirators for protection against COVID-19 [closed]

Could someone please tell me if these alternatives can also protect one against being infected by COVID-19 virus, when being outside (in grocery stores, markets, etc)? If yes, how much of protection ...
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How does a sanding mask compare with a disposable medical mask?

[Moderator Edit: I'm reopening this question by request from third parties because medical staff around the world are being forced to use masks such as these.] How does a sanding mask compare with a ...
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Are (transparent) face shields without masks/respirators reasonably effective at preventing respiratory illness transmission?

You can see "splash guards" used by (almost) everyone in this video of a German tracing center, but (almost) nobody wears masks there. (Well, one spokesperson did wear mask and no shield.) So are ...