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Can surgical masks be reused?…..


Health authorities say the most widespread anti-COVID weapon — surgical masks — must be thrown away after a single use, but environmental concerns are pushing some scientists to question this recommendation.

Marketplace tested over 20 different masks. Here’s the result…..

Wearing a mask is critical to reducing the spread of COVID-19, but rigorous tests conducted on behalf of CBC’s Marketplace found that while some work very well, others offer little protection from the particles that transmit the novel coronavirus. One type of mask can even spread those particles to others.