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An introduction to N95 specification

N95 vs KN95 The “N95” name comes from the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) designation. The N means that the masks are not resistant to oil; the 95 refers to the masks’ efficiency at filtering out particles. To achieve a score of 95, a mask has to filter out at least 95 percent of all particles in the size range KN95 masks are the Chinese [...]

Latest UK government advice on face covering

Government advice on face masks and face coverings has moved considerably throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The latest advice is: - To wear face coverings in enclosed (i.e. indoor) public spaces where the 2m social distancing isn’t possible - From 15 June you must wear a face covering on public transport - From 15 June, all hospital visitors and outpatients must wear face coverings and all staff must wear surgical [...]