Virus Outbreak One Good Thing Mask Windows

Jun 12, 2020

In this June 8, 2020, photo, Delpha Hanson, daughter of San Diego Opera costume shop manager Ingrid Helton, cuts fabric for a mask with a window in San Diego. Face coverings to curb the spread of the coronavirus are making it hard for people who read lips to communicate. That has spurred a slew of startups making masks with plastic windows to show one's mouth. The companies are getting inundated with orders from family and friends of deaf people, people helping English learners see the pronunciation of words, and even hospitals that want their patients to be able to see smiles. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)