The Great Mouth Mask Guide: why do you use them, where do you get them and how do you wear them?

#Mondmaskers will play an important role in the exit strategy, the first phase of which begins Monday. To solve all possible confusion, Knack gives clear answers to 20 frequently asked questions.

What types of mouth masks are there and what do they serve for?
There are roughly three types of mouth masks. The surgical mouth masks are best known. They are green, white or blue, sit loosely around the nose and mouth and consist of a piece of fabric with two rubber bands. They are worn by surgeons and other operating personnel to avoid getting pathogens from the carrier into open wounds of the patient. They do not sufficiently protect the carrier from viruses.