Taiwan Selling Protective Face Masks in Vending Machines

People queue outside Taipei City’s Xinyi District Health Center. But they are not waiting to see a doctor, nurse or pharmacist. They’re here to use a vending machine. Taipei has started selling face masks in automated machines like this. #Coronavirus #COVID19 #CoronavirusUpdates The method lightens the workload of pharmacists who were spending precious time distributing … Read more Taiwan Selling Protective Face Masks in Vending Machines

Coronavirus: Can face masks really protect you?

The use of face masks in England is not compulsory but calls for a review of the science to see if it could be an effective way to combat the disease are growing. Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog SUBSCRIBE to our … Read more Coronavirus: Can face masks really protect you?

BA flight brings 2 million face masks for NHS from China

A British Airways flight was sent to China to carry more than two million face masks for the NHS. The 28-hour return flight was filled with boxes of PPE loaded onto the empty seats, overhead compartments and cargo hold. The coronavirus pandemic has created a surge in demand for PPE such as face masks Get … Read more BA flight brings 2 million face masks for NHS from China

Sadiq Khan calls for face masks to be worn on public transport amid coronavirus outbreak

Sadiq Khan has called on the government to make wearing face masks on public transport in London compulsory during the coronavirus outbreak. The mayor of London said “the evidence around the world is that this is effective” despite UK public health experts not currently recommending the use of the coverings. Keep up to date with … Read more Sadiq Khan calls for face masks to be worn on public transport amid coronavirus outbreak

Covid-19: Africans getting over aversion to face masks

After experiencing Ebola in 2014 & 2015, West Africans are showing resourcefulness in ramping up testing and improvising solutions where self-isolation is not possible says Professor Stanley Okolo, director general of the West African Health Organisation. More in #F24Debate… Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Covid-19: Africans getting over aversion to face masks

Coronavirus: Should I wear a mask to stop the virus? – BBC News

BBC News, in an attempt to help people “feeling confused” posted this item about face masks, which wasn’t particularly conclusive, though it did toe the line the British Government was treading at this particular time. Feeling confused about whether you should wear a face mask to protect yourself and others from coronavirus? The World Health … Read more Coronavirus: Should I wear a mask to stop the virus? – BBC News

Homemade or medical-grade? Cameroon makes face masks mandatory in public

As the coronavirus continues to spread in Cameroon, wearing a mask in public places has become obligatory. In the capital, surgical masks are in high demand. They are more efficient, though more expensive, than homemade versions. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more Homemade or medical-grade? Cameroon makes face masks mandatory in public

Western countries embrace face masks as the new normal

Face masks are becoming the new normal in European and other Western countries, with their use set to continue even as lockdown measures start to lift. French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced it will be possible for every French person to obtain a general purpose mask from May 11. The World Health Organization, which … Read more Western countries embrace face masks as the new normal

COVID-19 | US Surgeon General shows how to make DIY face mask

US Surgeon General Dr Jerome Adams demonstrated how to make a rudimentary cloth mask with household items in a video released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on … Read more COVID-19 | US Surgeon General shows how to make DIY face mask

Opinion | Why some black men fear wearing face masks during a pandemic

Some African American men are criminalized in public spaces, says sociologist Dr. Rashawn Ray. It makes it harder for them to wear face masks during a pandemic. Read more: https://wapo.st/2UQKdHw. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer. Subscribe to The … Read more Opinion | Why some black men fear wearing face masks during a pandemic

Covid-19: The West no match for China’s face mask diplomacy?

Talk is cheap when French politicians call for bringing home manufacturing on essential items such as #facemasks once it’s all over, argues @eolander. In the face of #COVID19, it’s right now that countries in Africa need supplies. More on #China’s role in #F24Debate… Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more Covid-19: The West no match for China’s face mask diplomacy?

Coronavirus: Should you wear a face mask? | ITV News

An epidemiologist answers questions around if UK citizens should be wearing a mask during the Covid-19 pandemic • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/

Wanted! Protective face masks | #PollyBites

Russia Today‘s Polly Boiko is back with another of her interesting takes on the novel coronavirus pandemic. Hold on to your….masks! With #COVID19 raging around the globe, healthcare systems are under pressure to protect their medical personnel from the coronavirus. France and Germany have ordered extra masks from China. There’s just one problem, America keeps … Read more Wanted! Protective face masks | #PollyBites

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters challenging face mask ban | Understanding Hong Kong

FT’s Nicolle Liu reports from the city’s financial district where demonstrators used Halloween celebrations to challenge a ban on wearing masks at public gatherings. Instead of the usual pumpkins and skeleton costumes they wore masks of Chinese president Xi Jinping and chief executive Carrie Lam. Take our survey and tell us what you like about … Read more Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters challenging face mask ban | Understanding Hong Kong