Surgical face mask & KN95 face mask provide the best protection, but what difference they have?

by agha raza agha

Since the pandemic began, the whole world was confused about the proper precautionary measures. Everyone was thinking about how we can save ourselves from this deadly virus and many other, such concerns. Then the international health agencies like CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and WHO (World Health Organization) standardized the SOPs, so that the spread of pandemic could be stopped.  

Wearing surgical face mask is suggested to everyone

The most frightening thing about the pandemic was the un-clarity, there was no way to tell if a person is infected or not, without testing them. As most of the people never showed any symptoms but they were actually infected and could act as silent carriers by transmitting the virus to another person. So, to avoid this confusion worldly health bodies suggested to wear masks to everyone. Whenever you go out, make sure your face is covered.

Get vaccinated but don’t think that the danger is over

As the vaccination is now invented, there are people who are now fully vaccinated and have lesser chance to get infected. But, the danger is not over yet. It is still necessary for everyone to wear masks. The practice of wearing surgical face mask can only play vital role in stopping the spread of virus, when everyone follows it.

There are multiple types of masks available in the market. But the question is, which one to use? Well, most commonly we see KN95 face mask and surgical face mask in the market, let’s see how they differ from each other.

Surgical face masks

A surgical facemask fits well on your face and creates a physical barrier between you and the germs. 48% of the world’s population is middle class and mostly use surgical face masks because they are less costly. Previously, these masks were only available in green or blue color and usually seen worn by the doctors. But now as they are made for everyone due to the pandemic, multiple color options have been introduced. The surgical facemasks are not intended to be used more than once, you should dispose them properly after using.

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Is there any mask available other than surgical facemask? Yes! KN95 face mask, they happen to provide extreme protection. Let’s have a look how they are different from surgical facemasks. 

Kn95 face masks

KN95 face mask filters 95% of the particles present in the air. It is made of not three but five layers which make them capable to filter particles measuring 0.5 microns in diameter, and provide you with extreme protection. It is mostly worn at sensitive places where the risk of virus spread is higher in order to be safe from getting infected. According to a research, KN95 face masks really don't get expired in terms of their functionality. The only part that is subject to damage over time are the elastic bands, which can be damaged by sunlight.

Stay safe in a stylish way  

Wearing a surgical face mask has become a necessity and a major addition to our lifestyle. Hence understanding the need and desire of some fashion conscious people, masks in many colors are also manufactured, so that everyone could stay safe in a stylish way. KN95 face mask is also coming in black color now, earlier it was only available in white color. Medbarrier is the company manufacturing the best surgical face mask and KN95 face mask under hygienic environment. You can also buy their face masks online, and have them delivered at your place. 

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