Face masks: Types and tips

June 1, 2020
By Devin K. Hubbard, Ph.D; Phillip Clapp, Ph.D; Paul Dayton, Ph.D

Three UNC-Chapel Hill professors who’ve worked with face masks break down the different types, how they work and what you should know.

Look, we aren’t mask experts—but we’ve learned a LOT working on them in the past 12 weeks. So, if you’re at home sewing masks, or thinking about these problems like we are, maybe some of this will help.