Making the Mask Situation Better — for Now and the Future

Experts are developing innovative ways to deal with mask shortages and lay the groundwork for better options going forward

The United States has a shameful shortage of personal protective equipment, including N95 masks, for health workers on the front lines. Thankfully, a variety of groups — from companies like 3M to neighborhood sewing teams to science labs — are working to fill the gaps.

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

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Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that