How to choose a fabric mask

When wearing a mask, make sure you can breathe through it easily

• Do not use ones which only have one layer

• Choose fabrics which can be washed in high temperatures regularly

• WHO requested research on composition of fabric masks, which identified that the fabric mask should have the following layers, type of fabrics and composition:

- an inner layer of absorbent material, such as cotton

- a middle layer of non-woven material, such as polypropylene

- an outer layer of non-absorbent material, such as polyester or polyester blend