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Wearing two masks will provide more protection against COVID-19, Boise doctor says –

A surgical mask provides about 80% protection, but a surgical mask covered with a fabric mask provides roughly 90% protection, according to Dr. Laura McGeorge.



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BOISE, Idaho Since the beginning of the pandemic, health experts have said hand washing, maintaining physical distance and wearing a mask is the best way to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Nearly one year later, some health experts suggest wearing two masks may be more effective than wearing only one.
Just to give you some flavor, a regular double layer fabric mask probably protects about 70% of the time or protects against 70% of the virus, said Dr. Laura McGeorge, the system service line medical…

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