Ford making N95 masks with clear panels to help the deaf and ease communication | cbsnews

Automaker’s new face mask aims to help hearing-impaired people interact while providing maximum COVID-19 protection. 

Ford is using its engineering prowess to solve a thorny coronavirus problem: Designing a medical-grade face mask that reveals wearers’ facial expressions and also allows hearing-impaired people to read lips. The automaker, which began producing personal protective equipment early on in the coronavirus pandemic, has developed a face mask with clear panels that also filters most airborne particles.

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