Wearing a Double Mask Can Make You Safer, Experts Say

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Published on 16 Jan 2021, 10:31
With COVID-19 cases soaring, experts warn it's time to double down — as in, time to start wearing two face masks. President-elect Joe Biden does it. Mitt Romney double masked during the Capitol insurrection. Tom Cruise also wears two masks. “It essentially blocks between 90 and 95% of all viral particles,” infectious disease specialist Dr. Monica Gandhi told Inside Edition. She recommends putting on a cloth mask first, then a surgical mask on top.