BONUS: How One Woman Inspired The Design For The N95 Mask : Up First The N95 respirator has become one of the most coveted items in the world, especially by medical professionals. But how did this seemingly simple mask become the lifesaving tool it is today? In this bonus episode of NPR's history podcast, Throughline, we follow the curious history of one of the most important defenses in our fight against COVID-19.
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BONUS: How One Woman Inspired The Design For The N95 Mask

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BONUS: How One Woman Inspired The Design For The N95 Mask

BONUS: How One Woman Inspired The Design For The N95 Mask

BONUS: How One Woman Inspired The Design For The N95 Mask

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The N95 respirator has become one of the most coveted items in the world, especially by medical professionals. But how did this seemingly simple mask become the lifesaving tool it is today? In this bonus episode of NPR's history podcast, Throughline, we follow the curious history of one of the most important defenses in our fight against COVID-19.