According to the research supported by the state in the USA, it was revealed that the face masks not only protect people against Covid-19, but also protect them from diseases and strengthen the immune system by preventing the moisture and dryness of the throat.
According to the research conducted at the US National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the benefits of moisture formed in masks were listed, it was stated that with the increase of mask thickness, both protection against Covid-19 increased and helped prevent other health problems.
According to the research published in the Biophysical Journal, it is stated that the increase in the moisture level in the air is effective in fighting infections, while the moisture formed in the mask will be a good help in fighting both Covid-19 and other infections that may occur.
Adriaan Bax, lead author of the study from the US National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, said, “We found that face masks greatly increase the moisture in the air we breathe, so we know that breathing moist air is also effective in fighting other diseases, so the moisture in the masks is effective against Covid-19. we detected ”he said.
LOW HUMIDITY INCREASES COVID-19
Stating that high humidity can strengthen the immune system by producing special proteins called interferon that fight viruses, Bax said, “In places where the amount of moisture is low, there was a decrease in proteins called interferon and this means an increase in Covid-19 infections.”