Fighting Back against the Loneliness Epidemic – Scientific American

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

Source: Fighting Back against the Loneliness Epidemic – Scientific American

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.

Source: Fashion in the times of Covid-19: Style-conscious Africans turn compulsory masks into fashion accessories – fashion and trends – Hindustan Times

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.

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

Expect Delays in Medicines and Supplies as USPS Hounded and Said to be Compromised By Trump Administration

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Is the U.S. Postal Service compromised? Is the Trump administration purposefully sabotaging the mail to add weight to claims of voter fraud risk? The people and the unions want to know.

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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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Face mask safety: Two or three layers best to protect against coronavirus, study finds – CNN

Home-made cloth face masks likely need a minimum of two layers, and preferably three, to protect against COVID-19, a new study finds.

Source: Face mask safety: Two or three layers best to protect against coronavirus, study finds – CNN

How to Stop Your Glasses From Fogging While Wearing a Mask With an Easy Sewing Adjustment

Anti fogging flap

There have been many “hacks” and tricks for preventing glasses from fogging, but the only way I’ve found that really works is sewing or taping in a flap. Here are the sewing instructions. If you want to do this for a disposable mask, just use some tape and a sturdy paper towel to do the same thing. To do this project, you will need about 6-7 cm. anodized aluminum wire of about 2 mm. thickness.Continue…

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