Israelis told to wear face masks in public, mark religious holidays with close family only

“We ask you, citizens of Israel, all of you, to wear masks in the public sphere,” Netanyahu said in televised remarks, adding that people could improvise “with a scarf or any other facial covering” in the absence of factory-produced masks.

Hundreds of brides and grooms kiss wearing surgical masks at mass wedding amid coronavirus fears in the Philippines

‘It feels different to kiss while wearing masks, but it was required,’ said John Paul Inventor, 39, who married his partner of seven years and the mother of their two children. ’The place was jam-packed.’

America Is Learning to Tolerate the Face Mask

“We want our country back. We’re not going to be wearing masks forever,” Donald Trump said this week when asked whether his administration would consider calling on Americans to wear masks en masse as the coronavirus pandemic ravages the nation, signaling that he wasn’t exactly comfortable with the idea.

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

He, like many of the employers and the shoppers in the store, wore a face mask. And this worker is not alone. Dr. Anthony Fauci and other federal health officials are seriously considering the possibility that, should resources allow, most Americans should wear face masks to slow the spread of Covid-19. But when people wear […]

You could be told to wear face masks in coronavirus fight after all – despite initial fears they don’t work

“Right now the people most at risk from this virus are frontline health workers who are exposed to the virus every second of every day.

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

“We’re working around the clock to ensure these masks arrive.” The United States, which now has the highest number of registered coronavirus cases in the world, has been trying to procure masks at any cost, suggested French daily Liberation citing sources that intimated Washington was disrupting deliveries to other nations.

WWE’s Kofi Kingston Wears Face Mask, Gets Vitamin C Treatment in Attempt to Prevent Coronavirus

Kingston was slated to team up with Big E and face the Usos and Miz and Morrison for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship in a ladder match at WrestleMania this weekend. Plans may have changed due to the Miz reportedly being sick, which has led to the match being changed to one of the Usos […]

The Latest: Taiwan plans to donate 10 million face masks

The ministry said 63 people were tested in the camp, and 20 were found to be positive for the virus. None of those found positive were showing any symptoms, it said, adding that none of the camp’s staff had tested positive. Authorities would continue testing in the camp on Thursday.

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

In settings where face masks are not available, HCP might use homemade masks (e.g., bandana, scarf) for care of patients with COVID-19 as a last resort [our emphasis]. However, homemade masks are not considered PPE, since their capability to protect HCP is unknown. Caution should be exercised when considering this option. Homemade masks should ideally be used in […]

You’re not too cool to wear a face mask

“Guidance needs to change and needs to be clear that these nonmedical, nonsurgical masks are beneficial to the general public and should be worn when outside of the home,” Robert Hecht, a professor of epidemiology at the Yale University School of Public Health, said in an article published Monday on politico.com.