President Joe Biden's administration announced this week that it would prioritize distributing 400 million free high-quality respirators to be made available through local pharmacies and community health centres.
Since the start of the pandemic, an estimated 7,200 tonnes of medical waste has been generated every day -- much of which is disposable masks, the researchers said.
As the study did not include people with chronic disease or heart or lung problems, the researchers recommended that people with underlying health conditions talk to their doctor about exercising with or without a mask.
London: A team of researchers have found that well-fitting, three-layered cloth masks can be as effective at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 as surgical masks. The team from the Universities…
Toronto: Cloth masks, particularly those with several layers of cotton cloth, can reduce transmission of Covid-19 by blocking up to 99 per cent of infectious particles, say researchers. For the findings, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, the research team examined a century of evidence, including recent data and found strong evidence showing […]