DIY Masks: Is Paper Towel Effective at Blocking Viruses?

 According to the test we’ve done in our Beijing Lab. A single layer of kitchen paper captured just 23% particles. Adding an extra layer only increased particle capture to 33%. For larger 2.5 micron particles, paper towel performed better. The single layer of kitchen paper captured 52% of these larger particles.

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