Face mask

The Motza mask valued at $1.5 million
The $1.5 million COVID mask from Motza

First it's a COVID mask made to FDA standards, then it's a piece of art.

Israel's new virus surveillance system detects masks and social distancing

However, the monitoring system does not have facial recognition capabilities.

Total US COVID-19 deaths could hit 500,000 by February, researchers say

"We are heading into a very substantial fall/winter surge," said IHME director Chris Murray, who co-led the research.

By REUTERS
24/10/2020
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign event in Ne
Biden says he would if elected mandate masks on interstate transportation

This month, the US Transportation Dept rejected a petition that sought a mask mandate at airports and for US airlines, saying the dept believes "there should be no more regulations than necessary."

By REUTERS
23/10/2020
Masks block coronavirus but not perfectly, Japanese study shows

Face masks are still shown to be the most effective means of slowing the spread of the virus, and medical bodies worldwide recommend wearing them and maintaining social distancing measures.

Crown Sewing Factory in Julis.
Meeting the Druze women who make masks in the coronavirus age

"Most of our young Druze women want to go into hi-tech, not make hi-tech masks."

Over 70% of coronavirus patients wore mask, followed guidelines - CDC study

It is impossible to evaluate exactly where someone contracted the virus.

Coronavirus: Face masks don't affect lungs, virus lives on skin for 9 hrs

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

By REUTERS
05/10/2020
Survey: Most of Israeli public use face masks improperly amid coronavirus

While focusing on personal habits of face mask wear, the survey mainly targeted the frequency with which Israelis change their masks.

Lab tests suggest Israeli-made face mask eliminates over 99% of coronavirus

Sonovia’s reusable anti-viral masks are coated in zinc oxide nano-particles that destroy bacteria, fungi and viruses, which it says can help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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