N95 could help reduce hospitalisation from wildfire smoke
another good reason to keep N95s to hand
The masks offer a ‘promising means’ to reduce inhalation of particulate air pollution
N95 respirators could offer robust protection from wildfire smoke, researchers say.
According to an August study in the AGU journal GeoHealth, the regulatory standard masks offer a “promising means” to reduce the inhalation of particulate air pollution and reduce the risk of negative health effects.