COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly through close contact from person-to-person. Some people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus. We are still learning about how the virus spreads and the severity of illness it causes.
By Ralph Ellis
As states lift restrictions and people begin to resume normal activities such as hosting cookouts or going to the nail salon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued tips for reducing the risk of catching or spreading the coronavirus.
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Cotton seems to be the fabric of choice for making cloth masks, but a single layer of cotton on its own doesn’t fare very well in preventing particles from getting through so be sure to use multiple layers of it. How many layers? Well, in general, the more easily you can see through a fabric when holding it up to a light, the more layers of that particular fabric you need to create an effective mask. Using this guide, a pillowcase likely would require fewer layers than a bandana, which may require fewer layers than a t-shirt.