Initially designed for healthcare professionals, the function of disposable masks is to limit the spread of germs contained in respiratory droplets and secretions of the upper airways.
The disposable protective mask in practice
A disposable mask is made up of many superimposed layers. Elastic ties fit around the ears to secure the mask to the face. The mask must fit snugly and completely cover the nose and mouth. Caution: disposable face masks are single-use, and their effectiveness is limited to a few hours.
An essential protection
Wearing a protective mask is proven to be effective in minimising the risks of contagion and also allows you to limit the risks for those around you - very useful in the event of pandemics such as influenza or COVID-19,