Right from the beginning of the second wave in the country, many experts and governments have been requesting people to wear double masks before leaving their house or sitting close to relatives in the house.
The second wave of Covid-19 in the country is infecting people at a ravishing speed. Even in the second week of May, more than four lakh new Covid infections have been reported across the country. The only shield to defend yourself from the virus is face mask.
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In odd circumstances, when experts are advising to wear double masks, a message is becoming viral on social media, claiming that double-mask can lower the amount of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the body, which can serious problems in the person’s body. While the WHO has refuted this claim, many experts say that masks can affect the oxygen level only if worn for more than six hours at a stretch.