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Even small initiatives during a pandemic can help save a thousand lives, these people are doing their bit

As India is going through one of its worst phases in history, with the second wave of the COVID-19 …

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More international airlines are banning cloth masks on flights in favor of medical and surgical masks

Some international airlines are starting to require passengers to wear surgical masks over cloth ma…

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How to wear double mask correctly to protect against COVID-19

(Disclaimer: This should not be considered medical advice. Please check with your doctor on medical…

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Can you reuse a face mask? It won't be as effective if you do

Throw away disposable face masks after one use. If you absolutely have to reuse an old face mask, …

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Respirators are more effective than surgical masks at protecting against infection — here's how they work and who should wear them

Respirators, like the N95 face masks, help prevent the spread of infectious particles — and are mos…

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A mask brace can make your regular surgical mask almost as effective as an N95, research finds

There's a more lab-tested solution than double masking to help you get a snug, secure, protective f…

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Surgical masks good to be used for COVID-19 treatment

According to the study, published in the journal Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, system…

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It's pointless to wear a surgical mask over a fabric mask - the other way around is most effective, study finds

Wearing a surgical mask over a cloth mask does not provide added benefit, a study found. It's just …

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A man made a custom heart-shaped face mask for his cardiologist wife — and the design is free to download

With hospitals running low on protective personal equipment, Allison Dupont's husband used a 3D pri…

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Govt bans export of ventilators, surgical/disposable masks

"The export of all ventilators, surgical/disposable masks only, and textile raw material for masks…

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Govt permits exports of non-medical, non-surgical masks

Earlier on January 31, the government had banned export of personal protection equipment, includin…

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New Yorkers are wearing Dyson's $1,000 'air purifying' mask-cum-headphones in the haze, but TikTok users are skeptical that it works

New Yorkers are wearing the Dyson Zone headphones as masks in the haze, but some TikTokers say just…

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Surgical masks good for most COVID-19 treatment: Study

While their analysis showed that the use of medical masks did not increase viral respiratory infec…

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People say new research proves masks don’t work. That’s bogus.

A new gold-standard review of mask studies suggests we don't know much about how well masks work. D…

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COVID-19: CRPF donates 1 lakh surgical masks to AIIMS

"These three-ply surgical face masks will play a pivotal role in safeguarding the lives of our fron…

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Coronavirus outbreak: Govt bans export of ventilators, surgical/disposable masks

Stepping up efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, India banned landing of all international comm…

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Govt notifies hand sanitizers, surgical masks, gloves as essential commodities

"In pursuance of directions conveyed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide order dated 13…

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Govt removes surgical masks, gloves from export ban list

Last month, the government put a ban on exports of all kinds of personal protection equipment, in…

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