Thinking About Using Your Neck Gaiter As a Coronavirus Mask? Don’t

August 11, 2020

It’s tempting to repurpose your Buff or other neck gaiter as a face mask in this time of coronavirus. But a new study from Duke University in North Carolina shows that using a gaiter is worse than no mask at all. When you exhale, the gaiter’s fibers split droplets into smaller particles, which lets them hang in the air longer – where others can inhale them. Read more on Adventure Journal.