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Infectious particles can spread beyond 2 meters when someone with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond two meters. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, they could spew...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Trends, Mit, Healthcare, Cambridge, University of Bristol, Mask, Cambridge University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cough, Patrick Pleul, Coronavirus, COVID


Infectious particles can spread beyond 6 feet when someone with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond 6 feet, a study suggests. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, t...
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Infectious COVID-19 particles can spread beyond 2 meters when a person coughs, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond two meters. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, they could spew...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Trends, Mit, Healthcare, Cambridge, University of Bristol, Mask, Cambridge University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cough, Patrick Pleul, Coronavirus


Fauci says you don't need to wear a mask for family gatherings this Thanksgiving – but only if everyone is fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Dr. Fauci said he doesn't plan to wear a mask during his family's Thanksgiving celebrations.Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images, filadendron/Getty Images You don't need a mask at Thanksgiving if your family is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Dr. Fauci said. He advised wearing a mask if you don't know the vaccination status of others, per CNN. "Get vaccinated and you can enjoy the holidays very easily. And if you're not, please be careful," he said. Americans don't need to...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Trends, Cnn, Getty Images, Pfizer, Biden, Mask, Anthony Fauci, Johnson Johnson, Fauci, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention People, Moderna, Al Drago


Parents with higher incomes are more likely to oppose mask mandates in schools according to a new poll

Students at a Florida high school, walk to the campus on their first day of school, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021 AP Photo/Marta Lavandier A new poll found parents with higher incomes are more likely to oppose mask mandates. The poll was conducted by Momentive and Axios from August 16 to 25 and surveyed more than 38,000 adults. Responses were also sorted by demographics such as race, gender, and political leaning, the last of which produced the most disparate results. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Florida, Science, Trends, Mask, Axios, Momentive, Lauren Frias, Mask Mandate, Marta Lavandier, School Masks


Masks Work, Major Study Finds

An enormous randomized trial of communities in Bangladesh seems to provide the clearest evidence yet that regular mask-wearing can impede the spread of the covid-19 pandemic. The study found that villages where masks were highly promoted and became more popular experienced noticeably lower rates of covid-like symptoms…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Articles, Bangladesh, Mask, Occupational Safety and Health, Innovations for Poverty Action, Covid 19, Cloth Face Mask, N95 Respirator, Surgical Mask, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, National Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic, Jason Abaluck


Texas Supreme Court Says Schools Can't Require Masks as Covid-19 Cases Skyrocket

The Texas Supreme Court temporarily ruled in favor of Gov. Greg Abbott and his ban on mask mandates in the state on Sunday, according to a new report from the Texas Tribune. The ruling comes as Texas struggles with the delta variant of covid-19, which has caused infections to skyrocket in recent weeks, primarily among…Read more...
Tags: Texas, Science, Mask, San Antonio, Dallas Morning News, Greg Abbott, Texas Tribune, Texas Supreme Court, Reactions, Michael Hinojosa, Covid 19 Pandemic In Texas, States Of The United States, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, National Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic, Andy Segovia, Texas Attorneys General


California Gov. Gavin Newsom pulled his kids out of summer camp after a photo showed his son not wearing a mask inside

Gavin Newsom with his children and wife in 2018. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images California's governor said he pulled his kids out of a summer camp over its mask policies. Gov. Newsom's office said it missed an email that said the camp wouldn't enforce mask guidance. He was criticized after his son was photographed not wearing a mask at the camp. See more stories on Insider's business page. California's governor pulled his kids out of a summer camp after facing criticism...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, Trends, News UK, Mask, Gavin Newsom, Napa Valley, Mellon, Newsom, Newson, Kevork Djansezian Getty, Erin Mellon, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Mask Mandate


Fauci says fully vaccinated people 'might want to consider' wearing a mask indoors as a precaution against the Delta variant

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a face mask. AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool Fully vaccinated Americans may "want to consider" masks indoors, Dr. Fauci said. Fauci said the Delta variant had an "extraordinary capability of transmitting from person to person." More fully vaccinated Americans are catching COVID-19, albeit with milder, or no, symptoms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US' t...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Delta, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Las Vegas, Mask, Anthony Fauci


Sweden, noted for its lax COVID-19 response, never mandated face masks. Now it's dropping its vague recommendation to wear one at all.

People travel on a commuter train in Stockholm, Sweden, on March 1, 2021. Jonas Gratzer/Getty Images Sweden never mandated that people wear masks during the pandemic, unlike many other places. It only recommended people wear them at certain times on public transport. It's now dropping that recommendation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sweden broke with most of the rest of the world and never mandated that people wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic. Now its eve...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Sweden, Trends, News UK, Delta, Mask, Albert, TT News Agency, Stockholm Sweden, Karolinska Institute, JONATHAN NACKSTRAND, Public Health Agency, Face Mask, Jonas Gratzer Getty


LA County urged people to start masking up indoors again - even if they're fully vaccinated - as Delta cases surge

A woman wearing a face mask. Getty Images California lifted its mask mandate two weeks ago, but LA County wants people to wear them again. It urged even fully vaccinated people to wear them indoors, citing the spread of the Delta variant. Top US health experts have warned about the spread of the Delta variant, which is highly infectious. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County is urging people, including those who are fully vaccinated, to start wearing masks ind...
Tags: UK, Science, California, US, Trends, News UK, Delta, Mask, Los Angeles County, LA County, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, LA Public Health, Ashish Jha, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Brown School of Public Health


This Weird Air-Filtering Face Mask Picked the Worst Possible Time

In the last 16 months, masks have become a part of our daily lives. So, of course, companies have tried to “innovate” on them by adding smart features. Razer’s Project Hazel, for instance, looks like a prop straight out of Cyberpunk 2077 with its RGB lights, replaceable N95 masks, and voice amplification features.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Clothing, Visual Arts, Starbucks, Mask, Razer, Hazel, Respirators, African Clothing, N95 Respirator, Nokia N95 Smartphone, Creative Works, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, The Mask Animated Series


Movie Theater Chains Allowing Vaccinated Patrons to Go Maskless

Following Center of Disease Control guidelines, movie theater chains will no longer require fully vaccinated guests to wear masks. Reduced capacity, social distancing, and heavy sanitization will be followed in compliance with CDC safety measures.Read more...
Tags: Science, Entertainment, Cdc, Amc, Mask, Tourist Attractions, Movie Theater, Adam Aron, Cinemark, Regal, Event Venues, Cinemark Theatres, Health Medical Pharma, United States Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic, Following Center of Disease Control


Brazilian Horror Skull: The Mask Is a Splatter Fan's Delight

Horror has a rich history of movies revolving around cursed masks that spell doom for the wearer—and usually anyone in the wearer’s vicinity. Halloween III: Season of the Witch is one example; Demons is another. Brazilian slasher Skull: The Mask now adds itself to the list, with extra-squishy flair.Read more...
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Private companies may still require masks, even as the CDC relaxes guidance for fully vaccinated Americans

Jeffrey Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images The CDC says fully vaccinated Americans are no longer required to wear a mask when indoors or outdoors. However, private businesses may still require patrons to remain masked. The TSA's mask mandate for public transportation isn't set to expire until September 13. See more stories on Insider's business page. Private companies may still require its customers to wear face masks despite the US Centers for ...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Healthcare, Arizona, Tsa, Vaccine, Mask, Transportation Security Administration, Doug Ducey, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Brittany Chang, Coronavirus


The 10 Best Deals of April 8, 2021

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Will.i.am Is Back With a Stupid Face Mask

Overpriced connected face masks are a thing now—a side effect of the pandemic. The latest person to hop on the smart mask train is Will.i.am, the Black Eyed Peas rapper with a penchant for developing tech that falls flat on its face.Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Science, Musicians, Kendall Jenner, William, Mask, Razer, Wink, Honeywell, Iam, Jose Fernandez, Face Mask, Earin






Researchers Put Cloth Face Masks Under a Microscope. The Images Are Out of This World

Cloth face masks have become part of the daily routine for many of us. The first thing I did at the beginning of the pandemic last year was buy some cloth face masks for my mom, who is 68 years old and has delicate health. Nearly a year after that purchase, my mom is vaccinated, but she still wears her cloth face mask…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Environment, Articles, Cotton, Nap, Fiber, Mask, Textiles, Matter, Textile, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Respirator, Cloth Face Mask, Nokia N95 Smartphone, Surgical Mask




Snag 40% off of a 25-Pack of KN95 Masks in a Deal You May Want To Double-up On

Waluigi Cloth Face Mask | $16 | Amazon25-Pack KN95 Face Masks (Pink, Blue, Purple, Red, Gray) | $30 | AmazonRead more...
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Safety Is Sexy, So Get a 60-Pack of Vese KN95 5-Layer Masks For Just $29

60-Pack: KN95 5-Layer Face Masks | $29 | SideDealRead more...
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Somebody, Please Explain This Cyberpunk Egg Mask to Me

Understandably, mask tech is having a moment. There’s whatever Razer’s doing with its RGB mask, and there were more than a few at this year’s CES. But of all of them, this cyberpunk egg mask makes me wonder, “Have we possibly gone too far?”Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Mask, Razer, Fictional Characters, The Mask, Creative Works, The Mask Animated Series


CDC Releases New Advice and Data on Double-Masking

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidance about the best ways to use masks to help prevent transmission of covid-19. One key recommendation highlights the added benefits of using a more snugly fitting mask or pairing a cloth mask with a surgical mask. Experimental data collected by…Read more...
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KN95 Face Masks Aren't Sexy, but Safety Is and This 40-Pack Is Just $29

40-Pack: KN95 5-Layer Face Masks | $29 | MorningSaveRead more...
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Mask up With 40% off Onzie Mindful Masks

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This Is Not a Sci-Fi Movie: This Guy Makes 3D-Printed Hyper-Realistic Masks Using Real Faces

At first glance, the photo above can look like a still from a science fiction movie, but rest assured: The guy and his face mask are very real. While the first thing that came to my mind was, “oh wow that’s creepy,” I was then immediately intrigued. Read more...
Tags: Science, Mask, Facial, Face Mask, Television Series, African Clothing, Creative Works, Technology_internet, American Television Series, The Mask Animated Series


Fauci said it is 'common sense' to wear 2 masks to stop the spread of COVID-19. Here's how to do it.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Al Drago - Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said double-masking is a logical strategy to stop the spread of COVID-19. Speaking on NBC News' TODAY, Fauci said double layering "just makes common sense." You can double-mask by using a double-layered cloth mask on top of a surgical mask.  ...
Tags: UK, Science, Nbc News, US, Trends, South Africa, Washington Dc, Mask, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Facemask, Anna Medaris Miller, Canela López


A man taking a college-entrance exam in Tokyo was disqualified for refusing to keep his mask over his nose

A woman holds a face mask in her hands. Nico De Pasquale Photography/Getty Images A 49-year-old man in Tokyo was disqualified from college-entrance exams for not wearing a mask. The man was told six times to pull his mask up, but he didn't. When he was barred from the test, he hid in the bathroom and refused to leave until he was arrested. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A Japanese man was disqualified from taking the college-entrance exams after he repeatedly refused t...
Tags: School, Japan, Science, News, Education, Trends, Tokyo, Mask, Asahi, Mainichi, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Johns Hopkins University Read, Orecchio Egresitz, Nico De Pasquale, Asahi Shimbum



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