Face Masks Protect Wearers, Others From COVID: Studies

(Reuters Health) – Two new literature reviews suggest face masks provide some protection to the wearer and when universally worn by the general public they substantially reduce the spread of the new coronavirus. The reviews, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, look specifically at the effect of masking on COVID-19 transmission. One report analyzed the…Continue Reading

Masks are a must. Middle seats will likely be full. 9 things to know if you haven’t been on a plane this year

CLOSE The CDC has warned against traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic, but here are some ways to get you safely to new destinations. USA TODAYHeading out soon for the holidays and haven’t been on a plane during the coronavirus pandemic? If Thanksgiving travel is any indication, you’ll have plenty of company at the airport despite the…Continue Reading

NBA Memo Says Coaches Must Wear Masks in Arenas, Team Facilities Amid Pandemic

Kevin C. Cox/Associated PressAs the NBA prepares for the start of the 2020-21 season on Dec. 22, the league has issued a memo regarding guidelines for face coverings amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Per Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix, coaches will be required to wear masks at arenas and team facilities and cannot pull their masks down…Continue Reading

$10,000 coronavirus masks offer big-ticket protection

Updated Nov. 25, 2020, 2:46 PM UTCThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is finalizing plans to shorten the recommended length of quarantine for those exposed to Covid-19.Meanwhile, doctors are facing daunting decisions around which patients should be first in line for the two authorized Covid-19 antibody treatments that may help keep high-risk patients out of…Continue Reading

With No Masks or Distancing in Sight, the CMA Awards’ Lack of Safety Measures Was Disappointing

Award shows in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic have certainly faced challenges, yet in the past few months, mostly virtual events like the BET Awards, the Emmys, and the VMAs have proven that the show must and can go on, with the right protocols and adjustments in place. But despite an award season full…Continue Reading

Home-made face masks likely need at least two layers to curb COVID-19 spread

Home-made cloth face masks likely need a minimum of two layers, and preferably three, to prevent the dispersal of viral droplets from the nose and mouth that are associated with the spread of COVID-19, indicates a video case study published online in the journal Thorax. Viral droplets are generated during coughing, sneezing, or speaking. And…Continue Reading

Best Face Masks for Cold Weather to Keep You Warm

Photographed by Stefan Ruiz, Vogue, September 2020Wearing face masks in public is now routine. After months of acclimating to the new normal, we’ve procured stylish masks that keep us safe while punctuating outfits, and breathable masks to help move through summer’s hot, humid days. Now, with fall upon us, it feels more pertinent than ever to procure masks…Continue Reading

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When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailDowning Street has insisted that Boris Johnson isn’t breaking any…Continue Reading