Step-by-step guide to make face mask at home

Any used cotton cloth can be used to make face covers. The colour of the fabric does not matter but one must ensure that the fabric is washed well in boiling water for 5 minutes and dried well before making the face cover.

Jessica Alba says using face masks for ‘self-care’ is ‘really important’ as she isolates inside her $10M home

‘I think, right now, it’s a really important time to do self care. I think self care is super important and I always start my self care routine, which is daily – especially when I’m on Zoom calls – with my mask,’ she said from her $10M home in LA.

Wear face mask at home, distribute to others too: PM to BJP members

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the BJP rank and file to distribute masks to at least 5-7 people and even wear them at home, if possible. Addressing BJP cadre through a video link on the 40th foundation day of the party on Monday, Modi made five requests to each member. He emphasised […]

Your guide to coronavirus face masks and coverings: How to do it right

What worries experts about masks? “What’s the downside to asking people to put on masks or wrap their faces with a shawl?” said Dr. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University. “It may make some people think they’re bulletproof. Some bozo out there will say, ‘Let’s put on our bandannas […]

Montgomery County recommends wearing face masks outside as coronavirus cases up to 149

Montgomery County has been under a Stay At Home order since March 27 but since March 12 the county government has limited capacity of local events and gatherings to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Currently, restaurants and bars are closed to table service, but food can be served through pickup or delivery options. Many […]

Trudeau Government Wants To Disinfect, Reuse COVID-19 Face Masks

Official Opposition Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said the face mask ban was “Extremely worrying. This is why we need transparent weekly government updates during this crisis. Canadians must know that we have enough respirators, personal protective equipment, and access to the supplies we need.”

From a gradual wind back of restrictions to mandatory face masks and certificates proving immunity: What will the end of lockdown look like as Australia moves into ‘phase two’ of LIVING upto 18 months with the virus?

ABC health reporter Dr Norman Swan said today: ‘If we had an unlimited number of surgical masks, it probably would make a difference wearing them in public because it would stop the asymptomatic people spreading the virus to others.’   

Trump, Biden at odds on personally wearing face masks to combat coronavirus

And pointing toward the president, Biden added, “he may not like how he looks in a mask but the truth of the matter is that — follow the science. That’s what they’re telling us. So if I go out in public, and I have not gone to commercial places of late, I haven’t gone to my […]

The benefits of wearing face masks are clear

In reference to your report (Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted, 5 April), the use of face masks by the public, together with social distancing and handwashing, prevents the transmission of coronavirus and saves lives. France is the latest country to do a U-turn, joining others such as the US, […]

New York in ‘race against time’ as Trump stresses face masks are voluntary

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two of the principal U.S. coronavirus hot spots – New York and Louisiana – reported their biggest jumps in COVID-19 deaths yet on Friday, as the White House sent mixed messages on whether Americans should cover their face if they venture outdoors.