OPEN Occupational and environmental medicine | 11 Apr 2018
JW Cherrie, A Apsley, H Cowie, S Steinle, W Mueller, C Lin, CJ Horwell, A Sleeuwenhoek and M Loh
Many residents in Beijing use disposable face masks in an attempt to protect their health from high particulate matter (PM) concentrations. Retail masks may be certified to local or international standards, but their real-life performance may not confer the exposure reduction potential that is marketed. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a range of face masks that are commercially available in China.
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