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Workers sew ordermade masks, that shuts out particulate matter 2.5 as... News PhotoAichi Prefecture,Environmental Issues,Factory,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Human Interest,Intelligence,Japan,Material,Occupation,Sewing,Wire MeshPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunTOYOHASHI, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 08: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Workers sew ordermade masks, that shuts out particulate matter (PM) 2.5 as the mesh size of the mask is approximately 0.1 micrometers, at a mesh factory Clever on February 8, 2013 in Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan. The demand has been increasing since reports on China's pollution began, mainly from Japanese companies in China and Kyushu area. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)