U.S. Athletes Given Secret Beijing Pollution Masks

There’s a reason that whenever you see photos of the Chinese masses heading through the city, every single one of them is wearing a medical mask: The air quality there sucks.

Beijing masses in masks

Which is why it’s not surprising that the U.S. Olympic Committee is apparently developing a high-tech mask in secrecy to be used during the Beijing Olympics. The WALL STREET JOURNAL has the specifics after the jump.

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