Study Proves KN95 Masks Offer Strong Protection

Study Proves KN95 Masks Offer Strong Protection

KN95 mask

Patrick Pleul/dpa

FFP2 and KN95 face masks offer extremely high levels of protection against infection with the coronavirus, according to new research underlining their relevance for everyday use in schools, shops, and other settings during the pandemic. Unlike cloth masks, masks with the European (FFP2) and US (KN95) filtering standards are known for their ability to also protect the person wearing them. However, the level of protection depends entirely on how well they fit the wearer, as researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organisation in the German city of Goettingen report in a st...


Start your day with National Memo Newsletter

Know first.

The opinions that matter. Delivered to your inbox every morning

{{ }}