Kaiser Health News: For Wildfire Safety, Only Particular Masks Guard Against Toxic Particulate Matter

Kaiser Health News: For Wildfire Safety, Only Particular Masks Guard Against Toxic Particulate Matter

Some health care experts recommend the use of N95 respirator masks to help protect against wildfire smoke. Simple dust or surgical masks do not offer the same kind of protection, they warn. (Ana B. Ibarra/California Healthline)

Some health care experts recommend the use of N95 respirator masks to help protect against wildfire smoke. Simple dust or surgical masks do not offer the same kind of protection, they warn.

Kaiser Health News: For Wildfire Safety, Only Particular Masks Guard Against Toxic Particulate Matter