Health Travel

COVID on planes


Thread about why planes are a transmission risk and how to reduce risk.

5. There is evidence that in such high-risk scenarios, N95 masks alone may be insufficient unless an air filtration system is operational. This means that when one-way masking on a plane, a P100 elastomeric is preferred


Fit-Tested N95 Masks Combined With Portable High-Efficiency Particulate Air Filtration Can Protect Against High Aerosolized Viral Loads Over Prolonged Periods at Close RangePermalink

How to fit test your N95 at home – supplies ~$120

P100s recommended on planes / in crowded areas:

10. My first recommendation for P100 elastomerics is the

@DentecSafety Comfort-Air NxMD (review coming). The GVS Ellipse P100 is popular. The Dräger X-plore 2100 is cost-effective. The 3M 6000 is widely available. The Sundström SR100 has a high pass-rate


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