How to make your own mask: Hong Kong scientists reveal temporary solution for those unable to get protective gear because of panic buying and price-gouging

Thousands have queued overnight outside pharmacies and prices have spiked because of dwindling supplies

Lab tests by City University find home-made masks achieve 80 to 90 per cent function of regular ones in terms of filtration of aerosol and droplets

Scientists in Hong Kong have invented a cheap and easy way to make home-made masks as the city, gripped by fear over the deadly coronavirus, suffers from long queues and price-gouging over its dwindling supplies of protective gear.


How to make your own mask to defend against the corona virus.

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  • Thanks for posting this, Dee.  

    Clif High gave instructions on how to make a mask out of a 2-liter bottle.  I don't know the efficiency rating of that, but an only 80-90% rating of the Chinese version is worrisome. 

  • In case it comes to a shortage of mass, buy the necessary materials & be prepared to make your own....

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