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We have all longed for this moment’: Federal guidance says vaccinated Americans may go without masks.

[The New York Times] Federal health officials on Thursday advised Americans who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus that they could stop wearing masks or maintaining social distance in most settings, the clearest sign yet that the pandemic might be nearing an end in the United States. The new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Ford receives a patent for a new, clear respirator mask that they expect to be just as effective as an N95

(CNN) Ford Motor Company is best known for its cars, but in the Covid-19 pandemic, the manufacturer is branching out. Ford has received patent-pending approval for a new, clear respirator mask, the company announced Tuesday, one they expect to work just as well as an N95. “One of the things that’s missing during the pandemic is […]

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Twitter removes top White House coronavirus adviser tweet claiming masks don’t work

[Fox News] Atlas’ tweet read ‘Masks work? NO’ Twitter removed a tweet from top White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas for questioning the effectiveness of masks in combatting COVID-19. Atlas’ tweet read “Masks work? NO” and preceded several others that questioned the use of face coverings in preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Atlas also used examples of […]

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CDC Acknowledges Airborne Transmission Of Coronavirus After Deleting Guidance

[Forbes, Getty Images] TOPLINE The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines Monday to say coronavirus can spread from airborne transmission over a distance greater than six feet, and from exposure to tiny droplets and particles known as aerosols that can remain in the air for minutes or even hours, after deleting a similar […]

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Fight breaks out on plane after passenger refuses to wear face mask

[NBC NEWS] A woman says a fight broke out onboard an Allegiant Air flight to Provo, Utah after a passenger refused to wear a face mask as required by the airline. Rylie Lansford captured the ensuing argument between the two men on camera while waiting for the flight’s departure Saturday at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Salt Lake […]

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Why It Feels Like You Can’t Breathe Inside Your Face Mask — and What to Do About It

[Discover Magazine, Shutterstock] Masks don’t compromise your oxygen levels, but they can still disrupt breathing patterns, leaving you feeling dizzy or winded. As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its seventh consecutive month, experts agree that masking is as important as ever to contain the spread of the virus. World Health Organization officials confirmed in July that SARS-CoV-2, the virus […]

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Delta has banned 270 passengers for refusing to wear face masks

[CBS NEWS] Air travel is getting bumpier for travelers who decline to wear face masks. Delta Air Lines has added 270 passengers to its no-fly list for refusing to comply with the carrier’s requirement to don a mask while aboard one of its flights to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. “The use of face masks […]

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3 New Scientific Studies Say, ‘Mask Up!’ COVID-19 Can Spread In Surprising Ways We Didn’t Realize

[Forbes, Getty Images] Three new scientific studies published this month show that the COVID-19 virus can spread in more ways than we once knew. Research from various parts of the world considered three separate factors in each study: low humidity, public restrooms and airborne dust. The implications from all three of these studies? Mask up! […]

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Avoid wearing coronavirus face masks with vents, valves, CDC says in updated guidance

[Fox News, iStock] Valves make masks a bit more breathable but ‘don’t do anything in terms of filtering’ Does your face mask have vents or valves? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its guidelines advising Americans to avoid such face masks, as they aren’t as effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19. […]

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Dr. Fauci already worried about next coronavirus pandemic wave

[New York Post] As he continues to help steer the nation through the coronavirus outbreak, top infectious diseases doc Anthony Fauci says he has another worry on his mind — the next pandemic to hit humanity, according to a report. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of […]

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