March 15, 2020

A Video Primer on Hygiene in Current Year

Besides the hand-washing, one should familiarize oneself with PPE, its proper use of protective equipment and  ideas for extemporization in a pinch. . 

Below is the preferred option. Full protection with a positive pressure sealed outfit with either a self contained or sealed hose feeding through HEPA filters. Gifts are for visual appreciation only and don't transfer germs between individuals. 

Art by SSNS

If one does not have the resources for the full sealed full protection  then an N-95 rated mask is the only way to filter viral particles out of the air with a reasonable expectation of safety.  

Art by Eve. Support her on Patreon!

N-95 masks are marked as such. Regular sneeze-guard masks like we see below are...are....

Art by Sky-Freedom, a Malaysian artist best known for work on Azure Lane, whose work can be bought here. and who also has a Patreon.

What was I talking about?
Something about lungs.
Protecting..the lungs...?
Oh right. Masks. Regular medical masks will provide only the most minimal protection against brief, limited exposures and may lead to a dangerous sense of security. 

The eyes need to be covered as well. 

Art by Sin9.

Actually, eyes should be covered with, full goggles or a diving mask. Glasses do nothing against viruses. 

Indeed. One should not fixate upon masks as other types of PPE are also important.

Art by Sato Kuuki whose somewhat NSFW home page is here.


For example: scarves are a good idea.


Use whatever you have and stay indoors alone as much as possible. However, extemporization will only go so far. 

Pic by Almost a Crayon, whose Pixiv, and Deviant Art pages have vanished. 

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1 The big doctor's office I go to always has standard-grade masks out in cold/flu season, and makes it clear that the purpose is to keep your germs in, not keep anything out.


Posted by: J Greely at Sun Mar 15 15:42:46 2020 (ZlYZd)

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