The muzzle is the important means to protect against infection in light of the emergence of new variables arising from the Corona virus, so the commitment to wearing it has become imperative even with taking full doses of the vaccine, especially since the strains arising from the virus have taken a more widespread and dangerous form than the old version of it, so the muzzle remains a shield. Prevention of infection.
And according to a report published in the Russian RIA Novosti Agency, there is a specific shelf life for wearing a reusable muzzle, as experts explain what the actual period of use of the muzzle is and when you should give it up.
Experts pointed out that the scheduled expiry date for non-reusable masks is within a period of two to three hours only, and after the expiry of this period, you must replace them with new ones because they become unusable.
With regard to reusable masks, such as cloth masks, their expiry date depends on some factors, the most important of which is the material they are made of, on which many standards are determined, but they must be cleaned and washed well with soap and water after returning home directly.
Experts also warned that the shelf life of fabric masks should not exceed a maximum of 10 months, and that they should not be worn for more than 4 hours during the day, and then they should be replaced with new ones.
The experts explained that the single-use medical mask is the most recommended healthy option to prevent infection and protect against the virus, as an alternative to masks made of cloth, the fibers and fabrics made of which have not been identified, and which may allow viruses to pass through.