April 8, 2020 Update

Masks Do Reduce Spread of Flu and Some Coronaviruses, Study Finds https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/04/03/world/asia/03reuters-health-coronavirus-masks-science.html?searchResultPosition=3 To Curb the Coronavirus, Hong Kong Tells the World Masks Work https://www.wsj.com/articles/to-curb-the-coronavirus-hong-kong-shows-the-world-masks-work-11586338202 Answers to Your DIY Face Mask Questions, Including What Material You Should Use https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/04/07/answers-your-diy-face-mask-questions-including-what-material-you-should-use/?arc404=true Coronavirus Face Masks: Everything You Need to Know https://www.huffpost.com/entry/coronavirus-face-masks-everything-you-need-to-know_l_5e8ca647c5b6e1a2e0faa947 Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/face-masks.html

April 7, 2020 Update

COVID-19 Face Mask Advice, Explained https://www.factcheck.org/2020/04/covid-19-face-mask-advice-explained/ COVID-19:  How to make your own face mask https://www.survivopedia.com/covid-19-mask/ NASCAR helps make masks and face shields using 3D printers Melania Trump stresses the importance of taking masks seriously Why some people of color say they won’t wear homemade masks https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/07/us/face-masks-ethnicity-coronavirus-cdc-trnd/index.html

April 6, 2020 Update

Pentagon orders troops to wear masks when they can’t meet ‘social distancing’ standards. https://www.stripes.com/news/us/pentagon-orders-troops-to-wear-masks-when-they-can-t-meet-social-distancing-standards-1.624989 FDA commissioner on why wearing a cloth face covering in public ‘might be helpful’ to combat coronavirus https://www.foxnews.com/media/fda-commissioner-face-coverings-public-coronavirus CDC shows you how to make a face mask in 45 seconds https://mashable.com/video/cdc-face-mask-how-to/ Should I Start Wearing a Mask? Coronavirus FAQs: Is AContinue reading “April 6, 2020 Update”

April 4-5, 2020 Update

CDC Recommends Americans Wear Face Coverings Voluntarily. https://on.wsj.com/34aTkpi Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/DIY-cloth-face-covering-instructions.pdf Making your own face mask?  Some fabrics work better than others, study finds. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/making-your-own-face-mask-some-fabrics-work-better-others-n1175966 ‘I have a smile on my face underneath this mask.’ https://graphics.wsj.com/glider/mask-portraits-e62781e3-4980-4381-b70c-67472f433627 The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 30 Days toContinue reading “April 4-5, 2020 Update”

April 3, 2020 Update

White House Moves Toward Promoting Face Masks to Fight Virus. https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-04-02/trump-admin-moves-toward-promoting-broader-use-of-face-masks Coronavirus: NYC Mayor de Blasio urges New Yorkers to cover face with scarves or bandanas while outside. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/02/coronavirus-nyc-mayor-de-blasio-urges-new-yorkers-to-cover-face-with-scarves-or-bandanas-when-outside.html FDA & PPE:  N95 Respirators & Surgical Masks. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/personal-protective-equipment-infection-control/n95-respirators-and-surgical-masks-face-masks Every American should wear a face mask to defeat Covid-19 What you need to know if you’reContinue reading “April 3, 2020 Update”