Masks

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."

The Supergum-made masks got a lot of compliments from dentists, nurses, and security guards
Supergum stepped in to produce COVID-19 masks for Israelis but might close

"In India they protect local industry by ensuring the state will purchase Indian-made services & goods in tenders up to $25 m." Supergum CEO Yaniv Hadd said. "What’s our policy– to throw money away."

Israelis look for silly distractions amid the coronavirus pandemic

Israelis are getting their pandemic diversion by tuning into the silliness of ‘The Masked Singer’

Iran to require face masks in capital as virus cases hit high

Masks have already been compulsory in public indoors since July, and will now be mandatory outdoors in the capital as well.

By REUTERS
06/10/2020
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.

Israeli mask maker Sonovia awaits China coronavirus lab result

Sonovia says its 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.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
Gap Israel
Gap Inc. reports revenue of $130 million in face mask sales amid COVID-19

While sales in shops fell by a staggering 48%, online sales skyrocketed by 95%.

Amid COVID-19, Israeli cycling team to use Israeli tech in 2020 Tour

Back in May, SonoMasks earned the US Food and Drug Administration's seal of approval, during one of the peak months of the coronavirus spread.

Bagrut tests without masks, overnight trips: New rules for school year

The school year is set to begin next week on September 1.

HolocaustFaceMasks.com stops selling the masks and plans to shut down

A website dedicated to selling face masks featuring images of the Holocaust has stopped selling the masks and said it would shut down on Aug. 11.

By BEN SALES/JTA
12/08/2020
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