Things to consider while using handmade face masks

Due to shortage of medical supplies, experts recommend not to purchase surgical masks and n95 respirators instead choose DIY face masks. Although the masks alone cannot prevent you from getting the virus, it could prevent infected people from spreading it. People are using masks as a protective gear while going out in public which is a good practice, however, due to the high demand materials used for making the masks are running low. For example, China has exported almost 4 billion face masks in March.