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Doubling up on masks doubles down on protection, WVU experiment confirms

According to new research from the West Virginia University School of Medicine, the combination of a disposable surgical mask as an underlayer with a tightly-fitting fabric outer layer significantly improves filtration efficiency and protection.

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