Let's connect the dots.
Medical researchers put cotton mask material through rigorous testing. No surprise, but some of the cotton fibers started falling apart over time. Scientists say that made it slightly harder to breathe out of.
But here's the important part.
Researchers say the cloth face masks were still just as effective as filtering out airborne particles. Experts also say washing cloth masks is super important.
The agency said just toss it in with the regular laundry when it gets dirty.
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