Nothing I thought I would do some day. Sewed me a face mask from scrap jersey. Fits PM2.5 filter pads.
And yes, I know it does not filter viruses, but even some layers of fabric are way more effective than no mask. #StayAtHomeStaySafe
@bleeptrack it doesn't filter virus, that's true, but stops the "minispits" everyone does when speaking and breathing.
Yeah, it's more a "protect others" than "protect yourself" thing. Would be nice to have a higher acceptance of face masks in non-asian countries.
@bufalo1973 @bleeptrack I think it really depends on the type of mask + situation, normal surgical style or particle/air filter in normal use I don't see is much of an issue. I often wear a mask when winter cycling & never had an issue, also occasionally see Asian people wearing surgical masks on the bus etc and no one makes an issue about it. I think a bigger issue in uptake is the individualist "I protect me" vs prosocial "I protect you" attitudes.
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