Tag: Cloth Masks

Cloth Masks Are Useless: US Health Experts
Cloth Masks Are Useless: US Health Experts

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.

  • Saturday, 22 January 2022
Reusable Cloth Masks May Be Effective Up To A Year: Study
Reusable Cloth Masks May Be Effective Up To A Year: Study

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.

  • Friday, 10 September 2021
COVID: India Lifts Restrictions On Export Of N95 Masks
Wearing N95, Cloth Masks During Peak Exercise Is Safe: Study

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.

  • Sunday, 04 July 2021
Wearing 2 Masks Doubles Protection Against Covid Virus
3-Layered Cloth Masks Effective As Surgical Masks Against Covid-19

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…

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
New Study Says Homemade Cloth Masks Can Reduce COVID-19 Spread

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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021