Mashable: Wearing a coronavirus face mask isn’t about you

As the coronavirus spreads rapidly around the nation, a significant number of infected people may never show any symptoms (perhaps as high as one in four people). What’s more, it takes an average of five days after infection for symptoms to develop in those that do eventually have symptoms. So there are likely a lot of unwitting carriers around outside.

Enter, then, cloth face masks — like those made out of T-shirts or hand towels. The new mask guidance is meant to keep you from infecting others.

…we can help nurses and doctors by doing everything we can to slow the relentless spread of an often serious disease. Get those old T-shirts out, and start folding. Article Link: https://mashable.com/article/face-mask-coronavirus/