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Trump administration pushes back on mandatory coronavirus face mask bill

August 3rd, 2020

President Donald Trump and the White House have opposed a new bill that would require face masks on public transportation and airlines, despite public health officials insisting it is vital. The White House says the decisions should be left up to the companies, states, and local governments. Meanwhile, new coronavirus cases are climbing, with some …

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New study reveals which type of homemade mask is the safest

July 25th, 2020

The coronavirus transmission rate can be reduced with a combination of three actions: frequent hand hygiene, social distancing, and face masks. The virus can spread via the air, a recent study showed just after the World Health Organization acknowledged that airborne transmission is real. The virus spreads while talking, sneezing, and coughing, and a face …

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Anti-maskers have found a new way to put everyone in danger

July 17th, 2020

Coronavirus face mask protestors are employing new tactics to comply with local requirements that mandate the use of face covers indoors. Anti-maskers are using face masks made of materials that don’t offer any protection against the coronavirus droplets and aerosols that might circulate freely in the air. To the dismay of doctors, face mask protestors …

Coronavirus Face Masks

Doctor wears six face masks at once to debunk a stupid anti-mask myth

July 15th, 2020

Face masks can reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, but anti-maskers keep inventing reasons to resist advice or mandates to wear them. One of the silliest reasons they’ve come up with is that face coverings will reduce oxygenation. A doctor placed six surgical masks on his face and demonstrated that his oxygen levels remained …

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Here’s what your DIY face mask needs to protect you from coronavirus

June 10th, 2020

The World Health Organization now recommends that the general public should wear face masks during the coronavirus pandemic, and even describes what the masks should look like. According to the WHO, the “ideal” non-medical face mask has at least 3 layers. The WHO also explains which types of fabric have the greatest filtration efficiency. Confusion …