For the deaf or hard of hearing, face masks pose new challenge

For me and others like me, there is no easy solution to this problem, so we should consider many different tools to make communicating as easy as possible. Sign language is perhaps the most obvious method to make spaces more accessible to the deaf community. Sugrue recommends that essential businesses hire at least one sign […]

COVID-19: US ‘Hijacked’ Batch of Face Masks Ordered by France From China – Reports

Earlier, the outlet reported that France plans to dramatically increase its capacity to produce face masks and respirators, as President Emmanuel Macron called for European “independence” and “sovereignty” in producing the protective gear by the end of the year.

America Is Learning to Tolerate the Face Mask

The president seemed to be implying that a masked country couldn’t be our country—that such a sight would be alien and alarming, and thus hopefully a short-lived ordeal. It was an expression of the stigma long attached to mask-wearing in the Western world, as opposed to many Asian countries, where those who don’t wear masks […]

Amazon says all warehouse workers will have face masks by next week

At the same time, Amazon’s distribution network is under unprecedented strain as millions of people in self-quarantine move their shopping online. The company has already hired more than 80,000 new workers to help with the increased demand, it said Thursday, and plans to hire 20,000 more.

Friendship association presents face masks to Italy

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam-Italy Friendship Association has presented over 41,500 face masks to Italy to help Italian people in the fight against the COVID-19. The association’s representatives recently handed over the gift to the Embassy of Italy in Vietnam, said the association’s Vice Chairman – former Ambassador to Italy Dang Khanh Thoai. Thoai said […]

Mohanlal fans donate 18,000 face masks in Kerala

The entire nation is working really hard towards fighting the Coronavirus which is rapidly spreading across the various states. Celebrities and fans alike are doing their best to contribute in terms of money as well as necessities. And now, the All Kerala Mohanlal Fans Association has donated 18,000 face masks in the state. The secretary […]

Thief, 35, is jailed for six months for stealing face masks, paper suits and hand gel from ambulance during coronavirus lockdown

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Homemade face masks, coronavirus, N95: What the CDC says and everything to know

The device created as part of this publication should NOT be used as a replacement for conventional and approved Personal Protective Equipment. The device has not been industry tested nor has it been NIOSH approved. The publication of this article shall not constitute or be deemed to constitute any representation by the authors, their affiliates, […]

What You Need To Know About The Great Face Mask Debate

Consequently, the discussions over changing the CDC’s mask guidance are about whether most people should start wearing home-made fabric masks, which may offer some protection against large droplets but don’t protect against small particles in the air. Not considered official “personal protective equipment” by the CDC, the agency only recommends them for health care workers […]

The Latest: Taiwan plans to donate 10 million face masks

Shipments temporarily stopped coming in, although an alternative supplier was later found, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co., the utility that runs Fukushima Dai-ichi. The 4,000 workers at the plant cannot always practice social distancing as they must come close to each other to carry out cleanup work, spokesman Joji Hara said Thursday.