With over ten million infections and two hundred and fifty thousand deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic it is abundantly self-evident that we need to protect ourselves. The Center for Disease Control has suggested that wearing a face mask is a good idea for two main reasons: if we have the virus, a mask helps prevent […]
Copper’s Antimicrobial Properties Can Kill off the Virus Quickly, But Are Copper Face Masks Actually Worth It?
Copper is antimicrobial, which means that bacteria and viruses die within hours of coming into contact with it. A recent study shows that copper deactivated SARS-CoV-2, the virus that leads to a COVID-19 diagnosis, in just a few hours. Experts claim that for a copper mask to fully live up to its potential, copper must
The latest product flying off the virtual shelves? Face masks made with copper-infused fabrics. Here, experts weigh in on whether these increasing popular masks really offer better protection than the coronavirus. When public health officials first recommended that the general public wear cloth face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, most people scrambled to