N95 Surgical Masks
Are all surgical masks built the same? Not according to CNN and the CDC. Apparently the N95 filter mask pictured above are the best medical masks to purchase for protection against the Swine Flu virus. It works best because it is fitted and sealed aroung the nose and mouth. Some of the less expensive masks are flimsy and do not provide the protection necessary to prevent virus transmission. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides information on different surgical masks and their website. CDC Surgical Masks. You can purchase surgical masks these masks at a variety shopping outlets for around $25 and up.