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COVID-19 prevention: Face 'mask brackets' are becoming popular, but here is what you should know before ordering one
Health

COVID-19 prevention: Face 'mask brackets' are becoming popular, but here is what you should know before ordering one

A mask bracket is a cage-like frame that is designed in the shape of a mask. This is to be worn underneath a mask to hold the shape of the mask and be a barrier between it and the face

ICMR's second sero-survey shows India far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19, says Harsh Vardhan
India

ICMR's second sero-survey shows India far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19, says Harsh Vardhan

The health minister also said that the medical research body was investigating cases of coronavirus reinfection, but added that the number of such cases is negligible

New study reveals how many layers of face masks are needed to be effective against COVID-19
Health

New study reveals how many layers of face masks are needed to be effective against COVID-19

Face masks are suggested to be one of the most effective ways to protect yourself from COVID-19 infection.

COVID-19 precautions: Face masks can protect you from aerosol infections, but only if sterilised the right way
Health

COVID-19 precautions: Face masks can protect you from aerosol infections, but only if sterilised the right way

Unsterilised masks may act as a contaminated object and spread infection instead of protecting you from it.

As Donald Trump turns blind eye to coronavirus crisis, Republicans start to contradict him
World

As Donald Trump turns blind eye to coronavirus crisis, Republicans start to contradict him

Many Republican lawmakers have grown exasperated with the administration’s conflicting messages, the open warfare within Donald Trump’s staff and the president’s demands that states reopen faster or risk punishment from the federal government

How America lost the war on COVID-19: Policy of trading deaths for jobs and political gain backfired
World

How America lost the war on COVID-19: Policy of trading deaths for jobs and political gain backfired

I don’t think any other advanced country has a comparable number of people who respond with rage when asked to wear a mask in a supermarket, writes economist and Nobel laureate Paul Krugman

Loose bandanas, handkerchiefs not as effective against COVID-19 as cotton face masks, but still better than nothing at all
India

Loose bandanas, handkerchiefs not as effective against COVID-19 as cotton face masks, but still better than nothing at all

A single sneeze can release about 40,000 droplets into the air which can travel at a speed of about 100 m/s.

Coronavirus Outbreak: After backlash, AMC Theatres will now require patrons in US to wear face masks
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: After backlash, AMC Theatres will now require patrons in US to wear face masks

AMC had previously said it will adopt a four-phase reopening plan to increasing limitations on the seating capacity, adding that social distancing will be enforced across all auditoriums.

Widespread use of face masks combined with lockdowns likely to prevent further waves of coronavirus pandemic, finds UK study
Health

Widespread use of face masks combined with lockdowns likely to prevent further waves of coronavirus pandemic, finds UK study

Population-wide face mask use could push COVID-19 transmission down to controllable levels for national epidemics and could prevent further waves of the pandemic disease when combined with lockdowns, according to a UK study

Chinese study suggests wearing face masks at home to prevent COVID-19
Health

Chinese study suggests wearing face masks at home to prevent COVID-19

The researchers found that the risk of transmission was more prominent within the household and that too before the symptoms of COVID-19 were noted.

Coronavirus impact: Flipkart partners with Meru to deliver everyday essentials, groceries to consumers
Business

Coronavirus impact: Flipkart partners with Meru to deliver everyday essentials, groceries to consumers

Meru will use its fleet to ensure the timely and safe delivery of essentials to Flipkart’s large customer base in a hassle-free manne

Ritu Kumar to Masaba, how Indian designers have stepped up to address mask shortage during coronavirus crisis
Lifestyle

Ritu Kumar to Masaba, how Indian designers have stepped up to address mask shortage during coronavirus crisis

As the demand for non-surgical masks outstrips supply during coronavirus crisis, leading Indian fashion designers have come forward to fill the gap

Coronavirus myth busted: Wearing a face mask won’t reduce transmission probability to 1.5%
Health

Coronavirus myth busted: Wearing a face mask won’t reduce transmission probability to 1.5%

Some studies have been conducted on the effectiveness of wearing a mask, but none have been on a scale large enough to make such claims.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Face mask designers get creative after US mandates wearing the protective gear outdoors
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: Face mask designers get creative after US mandates wearing the protective gear outdoors

Requests for myriad of styles and patterns for face masks have begun- from firefighters and National Basketball Association fans to punk rockers and cat lovers- the humble face mask is becoming fashion statement

P&G to distribute face masks, hand sanitisers to support fight against COVID-19; carries out awareness drives
Business

P&G to distribute face masks, hand sanitisers to support fight against COVID-19; carries out awareness drives

Under P&G Suraksha India, the company is extending its support to the broader community through in-kind, product and critical supplies to aid frontline and essential workers.

Coronavirus Outbreak: JP Nadda asks BJP workers to distribute ration kits, masks to poor on BR Ambedkar’s birth anniversary tomorrow
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: JP Nadda asks BJP workers to distribute ration kits, masks to poor on BR Ambedkar’s birth anniversary tomorrow

BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda has urged party workers to distribute ration kits and face masks to the poor to mark the birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar on 14 April.

Construction activity banned, 333 brick kilns shut till 5 November in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar after spike in pollution levels
India

Construction activity banned, 333 brick kilns shut till 5 November in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar after spike in pollution levels

Construction activities have been banned, and nine paper mills and 333 brick kilns shut till 5 November to combat pollution in the district, officials said

Air pollution is killing over a million Indians per year; here's how you can stay safe
News & Analysis

Air pollution is killing over a million Indians per year; here's how you can stay safe

A recently report suggests that an average of two Indians are dying every minute as a direct consequence of air pollution. That’s a million deaths per year.

China's face mask industry under scrutiny as pollution worsens
World

China's face mask industry under scrutiny as pollution worsens

Face masks have become the norm for many city residents, although only nine out of 37 types tested recently by the China Consumers Association met required standards in terms of filtering particulate matter and enabling easy breathing.

China smog: Panicked buying leads to shortage of face masks
World

China smog: Panicked buying leads to shortage of face masks

The capital was on its sixth day of an "orange" smog alert -- the second-highest on the scale -- with the air tasting gritty and visibility down to a few hundred metres.