How different types of mask work to block droplets from talking, coughing and sneezing

If you’re not sure whether wearing a face mask is worth it, or you need to wear a mask but are unsure which type, new research should help you decide.

A team of UNSW researchers took videos of what happens when you talk, cough and sneeze in different scenarios — while not wearing a mask, wearing two different types of cloth masks, or wearing a surgical mask.

Learn more about their video case study in this Conversation article.