The findings showed that the first 5-8 seconds after coughing are responsible for suspending infectious droplets in the air and, thereby, spreading the disease.
COVID-19 protection: Redesigned face masks may improve user comfort, effectiveness, says new research
Along with the publication of their study, the researchers are also making the specifications and patterns for their mask available to individuals and manufacturers across the world so that the effective design can be implemented globally.
Centre warns against use of N95 masks with valves, says they are 'detrimental' in preventing COVID-19
The Centre has written to all states and Union Territories saying that it has observed that there is "inappropriate use" of N-95 masks, particularly those with the valved respirator
SARS-CoV-2 can stay active on surfaces for quite a while and touching your face or mask is a bad habit that can increase transmission risks.
It will produce five lakh 'N-99 masks' that is the highest quality mask, with the efficiency filter out 99 percent of particles.
China reports 30 new coronavirus cases, including five locally-transmitted infections; nine districts in Wuhan classified as low-risk'
Signifying the slowdown of the virus in the country, China on Saturday held a nationwide memorial for martyrs and victims of the coronavirus in the country.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Led by Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam medical fraternity takes a leap of faith in fight against COVID-19
Everyone in the country is nervous, only that people like Jenita Baruah, Dhiraj Pathak, Arun Kumar Konwar, Swapna Bhumic Das, Ratnawati Doley and many other unknown faces from the medical fraternity are braver than the rest.
Except coronavirus epicentre Wuhan, all cities in China's Hubei province set to resume domestic flights from tomorrow
Domestic operations in China's Hubei province except in Wuhan Tianhe International Airport will be resumed from Sunday, China's Civil Aviation Regulator (CAAC) said on Friday.
Mobilise voluntary, religious organisations to contain spread of coronavirus, President Ram Nath Kovind tells governors, L-Gs
President Kovind and Vice President Naidu expressed hope that the Indian society's inherent strength of sharing and caring and the government's measures would mitigate the sufferings of the most vulnerable sections of the society, particularly the workers of the unorganised sector and the destitute
Coronavirus Outbreak: Three arrested in Maharashtra's Nagpur for spreading misinformation about COVID-19
'Our cyber cell arrested three people in connection with the clip last night', said police commissioner Bhushan Kumar Upadhyay
Coronavirus Outbreak: S Korea pleads with residents to stay indoors as 9,332 test positive for COVID-19 in country
South Korea reported 91 new coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the national tally to 9,332, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said
Coronavirus Outbreak: 353 detained in 24 hours in Gujarat for violating lockdown, home quarantine, says police
Those detained include people who violated home quarantine norms, director general of police Shivanand Jha said
Coronavirus Outbreak: Norwegian Refugee Council says worldwide travel bans preventing it from reaching people in West Asian conflict zones
The Norwegian Refugee Council said it was unable to reach people in Syria, Yemen and the Gaza Strip, where authorities have imposed strict measures to halt the spread of the virus
Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi HC directs MEA to ensure safety of Indian students stranded at Kazakhstan's Almaty Airport, provide them food, medical aid
A bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh, which conducted the hearing through video conferencing, asked the authorities to expeditiously provide students basic amenities and humanitarian assistance
21-day lockdown a 'watershed moment' in battle against coronavirus, must extend support to Centre, says P Chidambaram
Chidambaram also suggested a 10-point plan to put money in the bank accounts of the poor and the marginalised, including farmers and labourers
Coronavirus Outbreak: Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Indonesia sees deficit in hospital beds, medical staff, ICU; 55 dead so far
Health experts say Indonesia faces a surge in coronavirus cases after a slow government response masked the scale of the outbreak in the world’s fourth most populous country
Coronavirus Outbreak: Amid 21-day locksdown, India bans Hydroxychloroquine export, drug to be used to treat medical staff handling COVID-19 cases
ICMR had on Monday recommended the use of hydroxychloroquine for treating healthcare workers handling suspected or confirmed coronavirus cases
Coronavirus Outbreak: NPR updation exercise deferred after 21-day lockdown announced by Narendra Modi
Due to the prevailing situation, the NPR and Census exercises have been deferred till further orders, a senior home ministry official said
Coronavirus Outbreak: Thin traffic sighted, markets remain shut as Bihar govt enforces lockdown day after first COVID-19 death
Only handful of vehicles engaged in transportation of essential items were witnessed while markets wore a deserted look and other parts of Bihar
Coronavirus Outbreak: Donald Trump against doctors' advice on complete shutdown, says such move will affect country's economy
Coronavirus has so far claimed 550 lives and infected 43,700 people in the US, New York is the worst affected state with 157 deaths