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Hospitals Are Still Facing Shortages of Masks and Other Protective Gear

Hospitals Are Still Facing Shortages of Masks and Other Protective Gear

Hospitals Are Still Facing Shortages of Masks and Other Protective Gear Hospitals Are Still Facing Shortages of Masks and Other Protective Gear The incoming administration, he said, is exploring ways to take over the distribution of testing supplies and medical gear. They are also seeking to create financial incentives and “buy American” policies to boost the handful of domestic companies …

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Oregon Nurse Is Placed on Leave Over TikTok Video Mocking Masks

Oregon Nurse Is Placed on Leave Over TikTok Video Mocking Masks

Oregon Nurse Is Placed on Leave Over TikTok Video Mocking Masks Oregon Nurse Is Placed on Leave Over TikTok Video Mocking Masks A nurse in Oregon who mocked the state’s pandemic protocols in a video that circulated on TikTok by saying she does not wear a mask in public has been placed on administrative leave, her employer said. The nurse, …

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Masks Offer Covid Protection, Provided You Wear Them Right

Masks Offer Covid Protection, Provided You Wear Them Right

Masks Offer Covid Protection, Provided You Wear Them Right Masks Offer Covid Protection, Provided You Wear Them Right Is it time to upgrade your mask? By now most of us have settled on a preferred cloth mask to protect ourselves and others from coronavirus. But new research shows that a few simple upgrades in fabric, filters and fit are likely …

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To Wear Their Masks, the Beards (and a Tradition) Had to Go

To Wear Their Masks, the Beards (and a Tradition) Had to Go

To Wear Their Masks, the Beards (and a Tradition) Had to Go To Wear Their Masks, the Beards (and a Tradition) Had to Go Members of ski patrols nationwide are known for their beards, but many have shaved them to wear masks in the pandemic, causing good-natured angst. Tony Cammarata dreaded the news he had to deliver to his employees. …

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Many GOP lawmakers shrug off Statehouse mask-wearing rules states democrat GOP lawmakers masks

Virus Outbreak Legislative Fights

Many GOP lawmakers shrug off Statehouse mask-wearing rules states democrat GOP lawmakers masks Many GOP lawmakers shrug off Statehouse mask-wearing rules states democrat GOP lawmakers masks Many Republican lawmakers in states where coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have surged are not only rejecting statewide mask mandates. They’re also resisting rules requiring them in their own capitols. Efforts to require lawmakers and …

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Hospitals, Health Care Workers Issue a Call to Arms for Wearing Masks

A Call to Arms: Wear a Mask

Hospitals, Health Care Workers Issue a Call to Arms for Wearing Masks Hospitals, Health Care Workers Issue a Call to Arms for Wearing Masks “Our shields are worn. Our resolve is being tested.” So say the most immediate, frontline health care workers in a new ad campaign as the coronavirus pandemic rages across the United States, breaking records nearly every …

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Wearing Masks to Prevent Coronavirus: Here’s What Scientists Know

Wearing Masks to Prevent Coronavirus: Here's What Scientists Know

Wearing Masks to Prevent Coronavirus: Here’s What Scientists Know Wearing Masks to Prevent Coronavirus: Here’s What Scientists Know With the coronavirus on the march through much of the United States, scientists are urging Americans to adopt the few health measures shown to slow the virus: universal mask use, social distancing, good ventilation indoors and hand hygiene. Mask-wearing has become a …

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Danish Study Questions Use of Masks to Protect Wearers

Danish Study Questions Use of Masks to Protect Wearers

Danish Study Questions Use of Masks to Protect Wearers Danish Study Questions Use of Masks to Protect Wearers Half were given surgical masks and told to wear them when leaving their homes; the others were told not to wear masks in public. At that time, 2 percent of the Danish population was infected — a rate lower than that in …

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Masks Protect Against Covid—and Awkward Social Situations

Masks Protect Against Covid—and Awkward Social Situations

Masks Protect Against Covid—and Awkward Social Situations Masks Protect Against Covid—and Awkward Social Situations Bhushan Sethi, 47, lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and runs around Central Park, either the loop or the reservoir, daily. He is a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and this ritual is his “me” time. “It’s my way of processing some stuff and preparing for …

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Inside the Chaotic, Cuthroat Gray Market for N95 Masks

Inside the Chaotic, Cuthroat Gray Market for N95 Masks

Inside the Chaotic, Cuthroat Gray Market for N95 Masks Inside the Chaotic, Cuthroat Gray Market for N95 Masks The Trump administration, however, appeared to do the opposite. On March 19, President Trump declared at a press briefing: “The federal government is not supposed to be out there buying vast amounts of items and then shipping. You know, we’re not a …

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