The best material for making protective masks has been named

By | September 25, 2020
The best material for making protective masks has been named

This material, produced under environmentally friendly conditions, “breathes” throughout its use. Cotton, for example, ceases to perform its protective functions after 30 minutes.
Scientists at the University of California at Riverside named the material that can most effectively protect against contamination of COVID-19. According to the researchers, it is silk, writes PLOS ONE.

Silk, produced in environmentally friendly conditions, has antimicrobial properties. The disinfectant effect of the existing copper in it.

The scientists also stressed that silk “breathes” all the time, while cotton stops performing its protective functions in half an hour after use.

As previously reported, a British man wore a live snake instead of a mask. At first, no one paid attention to it, but when it began to crawl on the handrail …

Korrespondent.net also wrote that in France began to produce masks from hemp. All its components are biodegradable. The package of 50 pieces will cost almost 35 euros.