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What type of mask protects best against Delta? Experts say surgical masks are better than cloth masks

The Delta Variant is causing more children to get sick with COVID-19, and parents ask what types of masks are best for their children as they return to school.

Are cloth masks less effective compared to surgical masks now that this strain of virus is more aggressive?


Research says yes, when worn properly, a 3-ply surgical mask gives more protection.

If someone is wearing a cloth mask, it should have multiple layers.

KN95 Masks are also an option for children now, and offer more protection than surgical masks.



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