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Tag: N95 Masks

N95, KN95 Masks Provide Best Against Covid: US CDC
N95, KN95 Masks Provide Best Against Covid: US CDC

The researchers acknowledged limitations of the study such as relying on participants' recalling their behavior in multiple public indoor settings affecting the reliability of the results, though they took steps to minimise the impact. They also did not account for other preventive steps participants may have taken, such as physical distancing, the report said.

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.

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.

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.

COVID: India Lifts Restrictions On Export Of N95 Masks
COVID: India Lifts Restrictions On Export Of N95 Masks

New Delhi: The Union Commerce Ministry has lifted the restrictions on export of N95 masks. Post the decision, masks of all categories can be exported from India. “The export policy of N-95/FFP-2 masks or its equivalent is amended from ‘restricted’ to ‘free’ category making all types of masks freely exportable,” a notification by the Directorate […]

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Fighting COVID19: Over 3.04 Crore N95 Masks, 1.28 Crore PPE Kits Given To States For Free

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday stated that it has distributed more than 3.04 crore N95 masks and over 1.28 crore PPE kits to states, union territories and Central institutions free of cost in the last five months. Over 22,000 ‘Make in India’ ventilators have also been delivered. The Centre has been strengthening the health […]

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Amazon Business Launches COVID-19 Supplies Store In India

Bengaluru: Amazon Business on Monday introduced its “COVID-19 Supplies Store” to provide easy access for businesses to buy COVID related supplies on the e-commerce platform in the country. The initiative is designed to help institutional buyers like nursing homes, hospitals, healthcare NGOs, government agencies and other businesses purchase COVID-19 related items in bulk with GST […]

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Neither surgical nor cotton masks effectively filter coronavirus: Study

Seoul: Both surgical and cotton masks were found to be ineffective for preventing the dissemination of SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) from the coughs of patients with COVID-19, according to a new study. The study, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, conducted at two hospitals in Seoul, South Korea, found that when COVID-19 patients coughed into […]

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