Of Masks and Spreading Germs

Illustrated for our convenience

Warning/Note: Parts of this info-graphic were prepared based on the following study :Turbulent Gas Clouds and Respiratory Pathogen Emissions.And comments from Dr. John Campbell ( whose youtube channel has been tracking covid-19 for a while):To mask or not to maskThere are still many unknowns about how covid-19 actually spreads which I cover later and this is just one study, I do believe it is interesting and helpful especially in the moment.

Known unknowns

Why wear masks ?

~% of 0.1 micron particles filtered by material, note that the DIY recommendation is based on how breathable vs how much the material filters, for more information consult the following sources:
What Are The Best Materials for Making DIY Masks?Testing the efficacy of Homemade masks...[pdf] 


Note that your pathogens don't simply disappear, but they fall down on your clothes or get trapped on the inside of your mask so it's not a silver bullet, we still need to wash our hands, don't touch our face and properly dispose of masks as to not expose others. 

The most important thing ?

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