Tag: MASKS

Flight to Bahamas canceled after Winthrop teens reportedly refuse to wear masks

An American Airlines flight to the Bahamas was canceled Monday night because some among a group of high school students, reportedly from Winthrop, refused to...

Los Angeles County health officials recommend masks indoors, regardless of vaccine status, amid spread of Delta variant

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Los Angeles County public health officials are now “strongly” recommending everyone to wear masks in indoor public places, regardless of vaccination...

Fewer Dangerous COPD Flare-Ups During COVID

By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Public health precautions meant to reduce the spread of COVID-19 may have had an...

Plan, Be Flexible, Travel Safe

Highlights: Be smart. Only travel lif it makes sense for your situation.  Domestic may be safer than international.  ...

Doctors, Nurses Blast CDC’s Mask Guidance Change

May 27, 2021 — The CDC’s new, more relaxed mask guidance for fully vaccinated people was met with joy and relief by many U.S....

Despite CDC COVID Guidance, Some Still Require Masks

This story was updated on May 17, 2021.  May 14, 2021 — New CDC guidance says fully vaccinated people don’t need to...

Questions Still Swirl Around New CDC Mask Guidance

May 17, 2021 — To some a walk-back, to others a clarification, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, said people need to be “honest with...

Delhi encountering 4th wave of COVID-19, lockdown not being considered yet: Kejriwal

Delhi is encountering the fourth wave of COVID-19 infection but imposition of a lockdown is not being considered yet, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on...

India’s next phase of virus crisis likely to be localised outbreaks

Experts say that the relatively low hospitalisation and fatality rates in India suggest the coronavirus pandemic is approaching its next phase – largely manageable local...

Proper Double-Masking Raises COVID Protection

Feb. 10, 2021 — Wearing a tight-fitting surgical mask, or doubling up on masks, can significantly reduce COVID-19 transmission and slow the spread of new,...

Many Will Keep Precautions After Pandemic

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Wearing masks, frequent hand-washing and avoiding large crowds may not have been part...

Most High School Students Are OK With Wearing Masks: Survey

By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A research team studying live streams of high school graduations from last July...

Joe Biden White House atmosphere is transformed

Washington: Camped out in bare offices, President Joe Biden‘s new White House team has spent its first three days scrambling for things like binder clips...

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro rejects COVID-19 shot, calls masks taboo

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he won’t take any working COVID-19 vaccine himself and calls the use of masks to limit the spread of the...

Arvind Kejriwal asks market associations to provide free masks to those not wearing it

NEW DELHI: Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government does not want to shut any market and...

Mask Use by Americans Now Tops 90%, Poll Finds

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Here’s good news for public health officials who’ve been hammering home...

Homemade Masks Do a Great Job Blocking COVID-19

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Don’t fret about whether that fabric mask you made on your sewing...

Face Shields Not a Good Mask Substitute

The mask with the valve performed as expected — sending unfiltered droplets into the surrounding air. “Over time, these droplets can disperse over a wide...

Most Americans Wear Masks, But Myths Linger: Poll

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Americans are generally well-versed about the use of masks to prevent the spread...

How to Counter the Anti-Mask Backlash? Empathy

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In the midst of a pandemic, many Americans still view...

139 Clients, No COVID Infections at Hair Salon

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — While Americans continue to debate whether face masks can stop...

Disney World Reopens as Florida COVID-19 Cases Soar

June 13, 2020 — With new social distancing measures in place, Disney World in Orlando reopened for business Saturday — even as coronavirus cases...

Most in U.S. Back Masks, Mandatory Isolation

June 25, 2020 — Most Americans support taking steps to control the spread of the coronavirus, new polling data show. Three measures — mandatory...

How Lamborghini navigated crisis with masks

NEW DELHI: How was it for Italian super-luxury car brand Lamborghini to switch from manufacturing some of the world’s fastest sports cars to making masks,...

masks: Wearing masks can halt spread of virus even without lockdown: Study

MUMBAI: Masks have emerged as the most important non-pharmaceutical intervention in containing the spread of Covid-19, along with physical distancing and hand washing. Even 75%...