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Cops Enter Oregon Coffee Shop, Prove to Be Absolute Assholes About Masks

It’s safe to say that white America’s general image of police officers has taken a bit of a nosedive. A role that some folks respected more than members of Congress just last year has, in the span of about a month or so, become one that they’re terrified of, if not actively fighting to abolish altogether. And rather…Read more...
Tags: Science, Congress, Police, Masks, America, Bad Boys Bad Boys


Cotton Is Best for Homemade Masks, Study Suggests

A new U.S. government-led study has found that common materials such as cotton can effectively filter particles as small as the coronavirus, especially when layered. The findings offer more evidence that homemade masks can slow the pandemic’s spread and possibly provide some personal protection against covid-19,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Masks, Cotton, Coronavirus, Covid 19


CDC Official: This Is Just The Beginning of America's New Coronavirus Surge

This is just the “beginning” of a dangerous new wave of coronavirus cases that could become more deadly as it reaches an older population in the U.S., according to Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC. The U.S. has identified at least 2.59 million cases and over 126,000 deaths, the highest numbers…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, California, Cdc, Youtube, Masks, America, Pandemics, Centers for Disease Control, JAMA, Anne Schuchat, JAMA Network, N95, Coronavirus, Covid 19


How Do You Deal With People Who Aren't Wearing Masks?

Being the cantankerous native New Yorker that I am, I’ve been taken aback by the sense of camaraderie I’ve seen in public during the pandemic. Most prominently, I’m talking about the ubiquitous mask-wearing I’m seeing in my neighborhood, at grocery stores, and on mass transit on the few occasions I’ve had to take it.Read more...
Tags: Science, Masks, Chatroom, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Researchers Have Created Transparent, Breathable Face Masks

As mask-wearing becomes the new norm around the world, researchers from the EPFL and Empa in Switzerland have come up with a way to improve at least one of the many challenges of wearing face protection with a new transparent design that no longer completely hides and obscures the wearer’s mouth.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Safety, Masks, Research, Switzerland, EPFL, Empa, Hellomasks


A Brief History of Medical Face Masks

If you happened to find yourself in 17th-century Naples, you were in for a rough time. The Plague of 1656 was in full swing and would claim an estimated 300,000 lives in Naples alone. If you were one of the unlucky souls to come down with the buboes and high fever symptomatic of the disease, a visit from the plague…Read more...
Tags: Science, Masks, Disease, Infectious Disease, Plague, Naples, Face Masks, Miasma, Plague Doctor, Brief History of Medical Face Masks


Ford Told Trump to Wear Mask During Factory Tour, Let Him Tour Factory Without One

Cluck, cluck, cluck, puk puk pukaaak—that’s the sound a Ford makes, apparently.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Masks, Cars, Automotive, Ford, Donald Trump, Face Masks, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Ford Told Trump


U.S. Government Proposed Manipulating CDC Guidelines to Avoid Mask Shortages

The U.S. government proposed manipulating information about whether N95 masks worked to fight the spread of coronavirus in the general public, according to Dr. Richard Bright, a whistleblower who testified publicly for the first time on Thursday. The deception was an effort to avoid shortages and keep masks available…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Cdc, Masks, Donald Trump, Richard, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Pandemics, Centers for Disease Control, Jerome Adams, N95, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Rick Bright, Richard Bright, U S Government Proposed Manipulating CDC


U.S. Government Proposed Manipulating CDC Guidelines to Avoid Mask Shortages: Whistleblower

The U.S. government proposed manipulating information about whether N95 masks worked to fight the spread of coronavirus in the general public, according to Dr. Richard Bright, a whistleblower who testified publicly for the first time on Thursday. The deception was an effort to avoid shortages and keep masks available…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Cdc, Masks, Donald Trump, Richard, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Pandemics, Centers for Disease Control, Jerome Adams, N95, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Rick Bright, Richard Bright, U S Government Proposed Manipulating CDC


Hong Kong to Give Free Masks to Every Family As It Prepares to Reopen Economy

Hong Kong’s government announced a plan to give every family at least 10 free face masks as it prepares to reopen large parts of society later this week. The region of 7 million people has experienced 14 full days without any community transmission of the new coronavirus, setting the stage for local politicians to…Read more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, China, Masks, Disease, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Carrie Lam, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


How to Make a Face Mask From a T-Shirt or Coffee Filter and Bandanna

Following new guidance issued last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that people in the U.S. wear masks in public settings to mitigate the spread of covid-19 between individuals who may be asymptomatic—and as available masks are desperately needed by health workers on the front lines of the global…Read more...
Tags: Science, Masks, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Everyone Should Be Wearing a Face Mask

There is no single solution or policy that will get us through this coronavirus pandemic, but there is one thing that every American should be doing if possible, and that’s wearing a face mask whenever you’re likely to come into contact with others.Read more...
Tags: Science, Masks, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


U.S. State Department Seeks Help From Foreign Aid Recipients For Scarce Medical Supplies

The U.S. State Department is scrambling to procure medical supplies and equipment from recipients of U.S. aid in Eastern Europe and Asia, according to leaked memos seen by Foreign Policy magazine. The news comes as the entire world struggles with the covid-19 pandemic that has infected over 380,000 and killed over…Read more...
Tags: Asia, New York, Science, Masks, State Department, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Eastern Europe, Tyvek, U S State Department, Mike Pompeo, President Trump, Respirators, N95, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Germany, Japan, and Taiwan Report First Coronavirus Cases in People Who Haven't Visited China [Updated]

Germany, Japan, and Taiwan have all reported the first cases of a new SARS-like virus in people who haven’t recently visited China. The announcements, made on Tuesday, come as the number of confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV worldwide reached 4,587 and the death toll hit 106. Read more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, Science, Airports, Youtube, China, Germany, Masks, Taiwan, Alibaba, Who, World Health Organization, Outbreak, Stock Market, Youku, Carrie Lam


Germany and Japan Report First Coronavirus Cases in People Who Haven't Visited China

Germany and Japan have reported the first cases of a new SARS-like virus in people who haven’t recently visited China. The announcements, made on Tuesday, come as the number of confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV worldwide reached 4,587 and the death toll hit 106. Read more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, Science, Airports, Youtube, China, Germany, Masks, Alibaba, Who, World Health Organization, Outbreak, Stock Market, Youku, Carrie Lam, Lunar New Year


Hong Kong Announces Ban on Masks and Face Paint That Helps Protesters Evade Facial Recognition

The Hong Kong government has banned masks and face paint in its latest attempt to stop the pro-democracy protests that have been raging since June. The new “emergency” order was announced by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam at a press conference today and will go into effect at midnight local time, 12:00 pm ET.Read more...
Tags: Security, Hong Kong, Science, Privacy, China, Masks, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Protests, Donald Trump, Facial Recognition, Hong Kong protests, Carrie Lam, Veby Mega Indah, Glory To Hong Kong


Making Oversized Baby Masks Might Be the Creepiest Thing You See This Halloween

Besides the free candy, Halloween is supposed to be about scaring yourself silly. But don’t waste your time on horror movies, haunted houses, or ghost stories. Just watch this behind-the-scenes look at how Hyperflesh makes its oversized baby masks. You’ll be terrified of going anywhere near a daycare afterwards.Read more...
Tags: Costumes, Science, Babies, Masks, Mask, Super Deluxe



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