Can a Standard Dust Mask Bought at the Pharmacy Filter Out the Microscopic Particles That Get Into Your Lungs?

Scientists have tested surgical masks against really tiny particles, and the results are surprising. Surgical masks in Beijing captured 80% of particles particles down to .007 microns.

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