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'Another layer of protection': Feds now recommend three-layer masks with filters

TORONTO -- The Public Health Agency of Canada has updated its recommendations on non-medical face masks with the country’s top doctor now suggesting Canadians wear coverings that are made of three layers including a filter. Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam said adding what is called a filter layer to masks will provide Canadians with extra protection against COVID-19. "This is an additional recommendation, just to add another layer of protection," Tam said. As more research is conducted on the novel coronavirus, Tam said guidelines on how to best limit the spread of the virus has also evolved. Tam said that masks with a filter will help trap small infectious particles and further...

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