N95 versus KN95 Mask Difference Standards

What’s the Difference Between N95 and KN95 Masks?

With such similar-sounding names, it can be confusing to understand the difference between N95 and KN95 masks. What are KN95 masks, and are they the same as N95 masks? This handy chart explains the differences between N95 and KN95 masks (and all characteristics that are the same). N95 vs. KN95 … Read more

Which Way Round Should a Surgical Face Mask Go?

Surgical masks are designed to be worn in one direction only. However, it can be difficult to know which way round a medical face mask should go. Should the blue side face out, or in? Some surgical masks are white all over, which way round should these white face masks … Read more

Best air purifier protection COVID virus

Best Air Purifier for COVID-19 | Best Purifier Guide 2021

Air purifiers have become incredibly popular for those looking to protect themselves against COVID-19 and other viruses. That’s not surprising. Data shows that air purifiers can filter out COVID-19. In fact, the EPA now suggests portable air purifiers be used to improve ventilation to protect against COVID-19: However, when looking … Read more

Sqair at Home

Tips for Safely Isolating a COVID-19 Patient at Home

Air purifiers are extremely effective at filtering viruses and can help reduce potential transmission. But how can air purifiers help when a person or patient is already infected and recovering from COVID-19? What should be done to safely isolate a COVID-19 patient at home? Using HEPA Air Purifiers To Help … Read more

Hospital in Dhaka Uses Sqair Air Purifiers for COVID-19 Protection

How a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, quickly built COVID-19 patient isolation rooms using hospital beds, plastic cover and the Sqair HEPA air purifier. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the CDC recommended hospitals isolate COVID-19 patients using airborne infection isolation room (AIIR). These are single person rooms with a negative air pressure … Read more

Are double masks better?

Is Wearing Two Masks Better Than One?

The director of the NIH Dr. Anthony Fauci has said it seems like common sense that wearing two masks is better than one. So we decided to test whether two layers of the same material is better than one layer. Note that there may be other benefits of wearing double … Read more

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Hospital Air Purifiers for COVID-19 Protection

How should hospitals use air purifiers for COVID-19 protection? Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, air purifiers for hospitals have been in great demand. Hospitals have turned to air purifiers to create the safest environment for COVID-19 protection. Can Air Purifiers Capture the Coronavirus? Yes, and very well. Air … Read more

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