First it's a COVID mask made to FDA standards, then it's a piece of art.
However, the monitoring system does not have facial recognition capabilities.
"We are heading into a very substantial fall/winter surge," said IHME director Chris Murray, who co-led the research.
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."
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.
"Most of our young Druze women want to go into hi-tech, not make hi-tech masks."
It is impossible to evaluate exactly where someone contracted the virus.
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.
While focusing on personal habits of face mask wear, the survey mainly targeted the frequency with which Israelis change their masks.
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.