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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Doctors and nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are running into a problem: Wearing medical masks for 12 or 14 hours straight causes strain on their ears from the loops that secure the masks to their faces.

Hospitals are requiring health workers to wear masks throughout their shifts to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

“We’ve heard stories of ears literally bleeding from having to wear a mask all day,” said Janan Miller. She saw a solution on Facebook, 3D-printed mask extenders that a Boy Scout in another city was making, and called her son into the room.

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