What’s the Deal With Neck Gaiters?

There’s debate over whether the popular running accessory can be a replacement for a mask

Photo: Gina Ferazzi/Getty Images

Step outside during the pandemic, and you’ll (hopefully) see people in a wide variety of face coverings: colorful cloth masks that loop behind the ears, cowboy-inspired bandanas, the rare N95. Occasionally you’ll see a tube of fabric encircling a neck and…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.