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Neck fleeces may be worse for coronavirus protection, study says – Business Insider – Business Insider

Unlike other masks, a neck fleece may actually create more respiratory droplets during speech, according to researchers at Duke University.

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New research authored by a group of scholars at Duke University compared 14 different types of masks to see which ones would be the most effective at reducing the spread of the coronavirus.
One of them, they found, effectively made things worse.
The researchers tested how effective each mask was at reducing the number of respiratory droplets transmitted during speech. Viral particles can be carried by these droplets, spreading the virus.
They tested 14 different types of masks, including surg…

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