Covering your face with a mask during a virus outbreak could save your life.
It’s also courteous.
You see, masks not only help prevent you from catching a virus, but they also keep you from spreading a virus to other people.
Unfortunately, medical-grade masks are almost impossible to get your hands on during a virus outbreak.
That’s why it’s important you know how to make a homemade mask.
You might be concerned that a homemade mask won’t protect you but experts tell us these masks can help.
“Cover your face with cloth - however you want to do that” (4)
That’s the advice from Shan Soe-Lin, a lecturer at the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs who was a co-author of a widely shared article about the need to cover your face.
We’re going to show you how to make a mask at home and what materials work best at protecting your health.