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Be prepared to wear a face mask if you shop at these stores

July 8th, 2020

There are only a few behaviors that individuals can practice, like socially distancing from other people and wearing a face mask outside the home, that are regarded as efficient tools to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Retailers like Apple, Verizon, and others have been much more aggressive than many state and local governments when …

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Anti-science content is thriving on Facebook right now

July 3rd, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to worsen around the US, with several states posting record daily increases in new cases this week, while many also debate imposing mandatory face mask requirements. Along those lines, a new study has found that anti-face mask content is thriving on Facebook right now. The study was performed by Media …

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If you live in these places, you have to wear a face mask in public now

June 23rd, 2020

Coronavirus cases are spiking across the US right now, a trend that was the subject of congressional testimony on Tuesday from prominent public health experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci. This trend is why we’re starting to see face mask mandates be imposed in cities and states around the country. States like Florida, Arizona, California, and …

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Face masks with electric fields might be able to kill coronavirus on contact

May 25th, 2020

Coronavirus face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) can’t destroy the new pathogen on contact, but researchers are looking at ways for fabrics to neutralize its infectivity. Researchers who have used electric fields to create electroceutical bandages that can prevent infections while treating wounds think the same technique could be used against the novel …