COVID-19 During Flu Season? A Filtering Mask With These Features Can Reduce Your Risk Of Catching Either

Imagine looking at a group of people from afar and wondering about their customs and the next thing you know you’re adapting that same custom in your world. Pretty bizarre, but it happens.

I remember looking at the Chinese folk on television and wondering why most of them always wore masks. I never pursued this question in my head though. That is, until the COVID-19 pandemic when the rest of the world joined China in donning masks to protect ourselves from the horrible virus.

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And now? Masks are part of the new norm, and we’re grateful for them (well, most of us are) as they serve as our new form of protection. They’re especially a blessing during this flu season. Because who wants to catch the flu during Coronavirus? I know I don’t!

There are a variety of face masks available on the market since the onset of this seemingly never-ending pandemic. And just like you shop for clothing, selecting the perfect one that protects you from the “elements” while being comfortable is essential.

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So, which is best during this flu season? How do you know which one to get? Let me share some qualities you should look for in the perfect Filtering Facepiece (FFP).

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Remember, you need to get the masks that fit all the features I’ve listed in one. They won’t serve the purpose of comfort and complete protection that you’re looking for if they don’t.



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