The untold origin story of the N95 mask | Curio

The untold origin story of the N95 mask

14 mins | Apr 2, 2020

The most important design object of our time was more than a century in the making. By now, most people in the world have heard about these masks, an essential piece of equipment for health workers dealing with patients diagnosed with the virus. But how did they even come to be, and why are they so important? Mark Wilson, writing in Fast Company, tells the story.

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