Young doctor who died of coronavirus was forced to wear the same mask for ‘weeks and weeks’

A 28-year-old doctor who died from coronavirus had been forced to wear the same mask for “weeks if not months” while treating patients with the disease, her family has said..

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Parents knowingly sent kids with coronavirus to school, Wisconsin officials say

“A handful of irresponsible parents could be responsible for closing down entire school districts,” the Washington-Ozaukee public health director said.

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Fighting Back against the Loneliness Epidemic – Scientific American

Throughout the country, socially distanced young adults and older adults have been forming connections

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Cloth Masks Work Better Than Valves in Scientific Visualizations/Simulations

  Siddhartha Vermaa),  Manhar Dhanakb), and John Frankenfieldc) have published simulations that suggest that cloth masks work a lot better than masks with valves at preventing the spread of Covid-19 and other viruses. Whether or not this works the same in real life, it is something to consider when choosing what to use. It is likely that practical concerns are key in this. If you are a frequent face toucher, or someone who sweats aContinue…

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Style-conscious Africans turn compulsory masks into fashion accessories – Hindustan Times

Nigerian fashion designer Sefiya Diejomaoh likes to wear bright, bold clothes to match her personality. She believes a global pandemic should not get in the way of her sense of style.

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Israeli mask maker Sonovia expects 99% coronavirus success after lab test – The Jerusalem Post

New fabric technology may help to make a new generation of face masks that are more comfortable yet more effective.

Sonovia’s reusable anti-viral masks are coated in zinc oxide nano-particles that destroy bacteria, fungi and viruses, which it says can help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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AltPPE.net Sis. Lasher Comments on: There Is Little Evidence That Mass Transit Poses a Risk of Coronavirus Outbreaks – Scientific American

Public Transit Virus Risks - Scientific American

Is it safe to ride the bus? Sis. Lasher parses the information in plain language to help you use public transit safely. Calculate your risk level and protect yourself accordingly.

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