Masks

Noa Helinger
MASKerade: Innovation and altruism in times of coronavirus

The stories behind the masks.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
27/05/2020
Baby crying [Illustrative]
Masks too dangerous for children under 2, Japan medical group says

"Masks can make breathing difficult because infants have narrow air passages," which increases the burden on their hearts, the association said, adding that masks also raise the risk of heat stroke

By REUTERS
26/05/2020
Made-in-Israel anti-pathogen mask ‘Registered for Marketing’ by FDA

Sonovia developed an almost-permanent, ultrasonic, fabric-finishing technology for mechanical impregnation of zinc oxide nanoparticles into textiles.

A man wears a face mask  with David Star at the Nachlaot Neighborhood in Jerusalem on April 12, 2020
Could wearing a mask for long periods be detrimental to health?

Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Russell Blaylock has highlighted a number of studies linking prolonged mask use to headaches and lowered blood oxygen levels, which can weaken the immune system.

Wear a mask or face jail in Kuwait and Qatar

Kuwait's health ministry said anyone caught could face up to three months in prison, while Qatar state TV reported the maximum penalty there would be three years.

By REUTERS
17/05/2020
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio speaks to the media during a press conference in temporary hospit
De Blasio urged to fire health chief who doesn't 'care' about NYPD

"I don't give two rats' a**es about your cops," the Post quoted Barbot as saying during a phone conversation with NYPD Chief Terence Monahan. "I need them for others."

By REUTERS
14/05/2020
Return to ‘normal’
Returning to ‘normal’

As the cities begin to open and more people return to work, it is time to look for new products that will help us adjust and have fun.

By NERIA BARR
14/05/2020
Costco mask requirement sparks backlash

According to Costco, the only ones excluded from the policy are children under the age of two and those who are unable to wear a mask due to medical reasons.

08/05/2020
Israel Police purchases one million protective masks for public

Anyone police finds without a mask will be fined and then receive a mask, flyer and sticker.

26/04/2020
Israeli developed masks help the hearing impaired during coronavirus

For the hearing impaired, this is no easy task, as it adds an extra layer of difficulty to their ability to communicate, often times with various service providers such as doctors and nurses.

By MAAYAN HARONI/MAARIV
22/04/2020
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