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You’re already wearing a mask - now consider a face shield and goggles

News Summed Up 2020-08-01 05:30:00

At first, wearing a face mask felt a bit strange. Will goggles – previously the purview of steampunks and snowboarders – become the next article of protective equipment to go from weird to widespread? However, goggles or face shields, in addition to masks, are required gear for medical patients being treated for Covid-19, and the healthcare personnel working with them. “And by wearing goggles you would prevent those airborne droplets from landing on your [eye] mucus membranes and causing transmission. Perhaps one day soon, wearing goggles will be second nature.