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Which? face mask tests reveal huge differences in filtration

Which? face mask tests reveal huge differences in filtration

Our first independent test of reusable face masks reveals wide variation in effectiveness, and the surprising way washing your mask can make it work even better

Do antimicrobial face coverings offer more protection against COVID-19?

Do antimicrobial face coverings offer more protection against COVID-19?

We look into the science behind face masks with antimicrobial fabrics and coatings - and try some out - to find out if they're worth buying

Amazon’s face mask store leaves a lot to be desired

Amazon’s face mask store leaves a lot to be desired

Amazon has launched a dedicated face mask store, designed to help customers find and buy the most suitable face mask more easily. It looks slick, but when we looked into the listings we uncovered some worrying issues.

Face covering exemption badges: what are your options if you can’t wear a mask?

Face covering exemption badges: what are your options if you can’t wear a mask?

What you can do if you want to show you're exempt from wearing a face covering when out and about. We explain where you can find free downloadable exemption cards, or buy cards and badges.

Five tips for avoiding common face mask problems

Five tips for avoiding common face mask problems

Find out how to make wearing a face covering more comfortable, and get into the habit

Retailers stocking face masks as WHO changes guidance

Retailers stocking face masks as WHO changes guidance

The WHO has changed its guidance, recommending disposable medical masks in specific circumstances, and heightened advice for over 60s. We explain the latest advice on face masks, as high street retailers start selling stock.

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