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Face shields, valved masks offer more comfort but less protection to the wearer and those around
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Face shields, valved masks offer more comfort but less protection to the wearer and those around

Masks act as filters and actually capture the droplets and any other particles that are expelled while face shields are not able to do that.

Aerosols sprayed from flushing a public urinal can spread COVID-19, a new study found
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Aerosols sprayed from flushing a public urinal can spread COVID-19, a new study found

When men use urinals, aerosols can reach their thigh within 5.5 seconds as compared to the toilet flush, which takes 35 seconds to reach slightly higher.

Coronavirus updates: Karnataka minister BC Patil tests COVID-19 positive; 5,483 new cases in state today
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Coronavirus updates: Karnataka minister BC Patil tests COVID-19 positive; 5,483 new cases in state today

Coronavirus LIVE updates: The Sikkim government on Friday extended the complete lockdown in the state till 3 August in view of a spurt in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said.

As lockdown lifts, wearing a face mask could be your only defence against COVID-19: How to pick the right one
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As lockdown lifts, wearing a face mask could be your only defence against COVID-19: How to pick the right one

WHO keeps reminding the public that mask needs to be worn correctly and kept clean to ensure that they are effective in stopping the virus.

World Environment Day 2020: Cleaning India’s air pollution — damned if we do, damned if we don’t?
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World Environment Day 2020: Cleaning India’s air pollution — damned if we do, damned if we don’t?

Air pollution causes respiratory problems. Ironically, so might a too-rapid pollution clean up.

COVID-19 Social Distancing: Study suggests 6 feet is not enough, virus can travel up to 20 feet
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COVID-19 Social Distancing: Study suggests 6 feet is not enough, virus can travel up to 20 feet

The current guidelines for social distancing may not be able to restrict the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus under different weather conditions.

Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict
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Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict

Last year, the cyclone season was a monster with six severe, six very severe, and three extremely severe cyclone storms.

NASA, European Space Agency data show drop in air pollution in India during COVID-19 lockdown
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NASA, European Space Agency data show drop in air pollution in India during COVID-19 lockdown

According ESA, Mumbai and Delhi have witnessed a significant reduction of around 40 to 50 percent of NO2 compared to last year.

Cyclone Fani: Indian Ocean helps us gauge global warming's impact on cyclones
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Cyclone Fani: Indian Ocean helps us gauge global warming's impact on cyclones

The Indian Ocean has warmed faster and more monotonically than other tropical oceans due to its unique circulation features.

Scientists propose an aerosol sunscreen in the atmosphere to curb global warming
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Scientists propose an aerosol sunscreen in the atmosphere to curb global warming

Aircrafts designed to fly at altitudes of 20km can disperse the aerosols as required: Researchers.

Joint ISRO and NASA study finds a layer of aerosol over the Asian region in the Earth's Stratosphere
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Joint ISRO and NASA study finds a layer of aerosol over the Asian region in the Earth's Stratosphere

In a collaborative study by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and NASA, the Asian region has been found to have a layer of aerosol and nitrate.

Harvard scientists identify aerosol that can cool the planet and repair the ozone layer at the same time
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Harvard scientists identify aerosol that can cool the planet and repair the ozone layer at the same time

The Harvard researchers focused on highly reactive aerosols, that can have potentially beneficial effects.