Read all about the use of masks during the Covid 19 outbreak (click on PDF below). Several countries are now advocating the use of masks including the Czech Republic and from 2 April, the USA. Countries like China, Taiwan and Korea have adopted masks quite early.
There is much controversy and confusion about the use of masks with conflicting opinions from the different quarters.
One of the reasons for not recommending wide spread use of masks is to make sure that there are enough masks for medical personnel who are in the frontline when it comes to looking after Corona virus patients.
It is believed that a mask could protect others from asymptomatic carriers.
Evidence is mounting that even a home made mask can be protective.
In the PDF, find patterns to sew your own mask.