Have you ever looked at looked at a coffee filter and thought, “That would make a great mask!” Then you are not alone. Thanks to the folks at Melitta Coffee Filters, you can now wear a special coffee filter mask while staying safe from COVID.

Melitta (known for inventing paper coffee filters) is now churning out millions of medical grade, coffee filter shaped masks based on their coffee filters.

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With a couple tweaks in the production process, Melitta filters are now purposed to not only make great coffee, but to also fight COVID-19.

Since paper is coarse, microbes can pass through them easily. To make them COVID effective, Melitta added fibers from their vacuum filters to the face shaped coffee filter, making them a COVID-19 fighter.

Now, knowing that this mask is basically is a coffee filter, would you wear one?

Meillta knows, When life gives you lemons – pivot to avoid more lemons.