The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will no longer recommend masks for Americans, who have been fully-vaccinated against Covid-19, indoors or outdoors, including in crowds, according to its new guidance.
Wearing face masks may become seasonal when respiratory illnesses are more prevalent, says US top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci.
New Delhi: In view of the rising Covid cases across the country, Indian Railways on Saturday said that it will impose a fine of up to Rs 500 on the…
New York: Scientists now report that wearing two face coverings can nearly double the effectiveness of filtering out SARS-CoV-2-sized particles, preventing them from reaching the wearer’s nose and mouth and…
New York: Face masks worn to stop the spread of coronavirus can trigger bouts of eczema in people with sensitive skin and allergies, revealed researchers including one of Indian-origin. Eczema is a condition that causes inflamed, itchy, cracked, and rough skin. The most common type is atopic dermatitis. A medically challenging case presented at this […]
Toronto: New research adds to the growing body of evidence that wearing a mask can play a significant role in reducing the spread of Covid-19. The study from Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Canada, have found that mask mandates are associated with a 25 per cent or larger weekly reduction in Covid-19 cases. The research […]
Balasore: Irate over arbitrary dumping of personal protective equipment (PPE), masks and gloves on street, locals of Sutei village in Balasore district staged a demonstration on Sunday. The villagers today blocked the road to the dedicated COVID Care Centre in the area demanding proper disposal of the PPE kits. The villagers alleged that despite several […]
Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday updated its guidance on the use of masks for control of COVID-19, advising all people aged 60 years or over, or those with underlying conditions, to wear a medical mask in situations where physical distancing is not possible. The new guidance advises medical masks for all people […]
Ganjam: With an aim to limit the spread of coronavirus in Ganjam, the district administration has decided to impose fine on people for not using masks/handkerchiefs while stepping out of their houses during lockdown. The Ganjam district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday said that the violators in urban areas would be fined Rs 1,000 […]
Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has taken up the challenge on various fronts in an all-out fight against COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. On the one side, it is ensuring supply of essential commodities like coal for the powerhouses, food grains for the public distribution system, petrol, diesel and other petroleum products for the transportation sector […]