April 24, 2020 Update

Snorkeling Mask Apparatus Might Help COVID-19 Patients Avoid Intubation

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/snorkeling-mask-apparatus-might-help-covid-19-patients-avoid-intubation/


Will regular mask use in public continue beyond the COVID-19 outbreak?

https://www.clickondetroit.com/health/good-health/2020/04/23/will-regular-mask-use-in-public-continue-beyond-the-covid-19-outbreak/


Shortage fears still loom, but masks can definitely help prevent the spread of COVID-19

https://www.zmescience.com/medicine/face-mask-coronavirus-transmission-22042020/


Coronavirus: Germany’s states make face masks compulsory

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52382196


Are elastic face masks making your ears ache in coronavirus pandemic? Try these fixes

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/coronavirus/article242196196.html


Pantyhose? Toilet Paper? Coffee filters?  Which materials make the best masks?

https://news.northeastern.edu/2020/04/20/pantyhose-toilet-paper-coffee-filters-which-materials-make-the-best-masks-to-stop-the-coronavirus/


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MasksUnited Daily Briefing April 24 2020


April 20-22, 2020 – Weekend Update

 

As Leaders Urge Face Masks, Their Behavior Muffles the Message

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/22/us/politics/coronavirus-masks.html?searchResultPosition=3

 

 

Harris County Requiring Residents To Wear Masks Outdoors During COVID-19 Pandemic

https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/harris-county/2020/04/22/367766/harris-county-requiring-residents-to-wear-masks-outside-the-house-during-covid-19-pandemic/  

 

 

Masks Are Now Required in New York to Prevent Covid-19 Spread. Here’s How to Make One in 45 Seconds.

https://www.barrons.com/articles/masks-are-required-in-new-york-to-prevent-covid-19-spread-how-to-make-one-in-45-seconds-51587305517 

 

 

Is This COVID-19 Mask Efficacy Chart Accurate?

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/covid-19-mask-efficacy-chart/  

 

 

Post gives inaccurate surgical mask instructions during COVID-19 pandemic

https://factcheck.afp.com/post-gives-inaccurate-surgical-mask-instructions-during-covid-19-pandemic  

 

 

Thermal cameras, masks and reduced seating: Wynn Resorts CEO proposes plan to reopen Las Vegas Strip

https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2020/04/22/thermal-cameras-masks-reduced-seating-wynn-resorts-ceo-proposes-plan-reopen-las-vegas-strip/        

 

 

Should you wear a mask while cycling during COVID-19?

https://www.cyclingnews.com/features/should-you-wear-a-mask-while-cycling-during-covid-19/  

 

 

This local manufacturer is making a different kind of mask to combat COVID-19

 

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/this-local-manufacturer-is-making-different-kind-mask-combat-covid-19/GXHLMUTJEFB4RMJW5FIG2QWIPU/  

 

 

Should Masks Be a Fashion Statement?

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/22/fashion/coronavirus-fashion-face-masks.html?searchResultPosition=4  

 

 

Letter from New York: ‘New Yorkers wear colorful homemade masks, while nurses wear garbage bags
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/would-you-risk-your-life-for-a-jar-of-marmalade-i-survived-an-hour-in-the-grocery-store-buying-food-for-my-95-year-old-friend-how-to-navigate-the-aisles-safely-2020-04-01 

April 18-19, 2020 Update

Time To Encourage People To Wear Face Masks As A Precaution, Say Experts

https://scienmag.com/time-to-encourage-people-to-wear-face-masks-as-a-precaution-say-experts/


Walmart employees will be required to wear face coverings from next week

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/walmart-employees-will-be-required-to-wear-face-coverings-from-next-week/ar-BB12ONra?ocid=se


U.S. Pays High Prices for Masks From Unproven Vendors in Coronavirus Fight

https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-pays-high-prices-for-masks-from-unproven-vendors-in-coronavirus-fight-11587218400?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=7


Anti-Coronavirus (COVID-19) Face Shield — Easy To Make At Low Cost

https://scienmag.com/anti-coronavirus-covid-19-face-shield-easy-to-make-at-low-cost/


Are Face Masks the New Condoms?

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/18/health/coronavirus-mask-condom.html?searchResultPosition=1


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MasksUnited Weekend Update April 18-19, 2020


April 17, 2020 Update

Everyone will have to wear a mask at Pa. businesses that are still open | Coronavirus Newsletter

https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/newsletter/coronavirus-covid19-philadelphia-pennsylvania-masks-required-stimulus-check-new-jersey-20200415.html?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar


Face it, these mask-making efforts during the COVID-19 crisis reveal who we really are

https://www.geekwire.com/2020/face-mask-makingefforts-covid-19-crisis-reveal-really/


A dinner table chat between husband and wife may help solve the coronavirus mask shortage

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/dinnertable-chat-between-husband-wife-may-help-solvecoronavirus-n1183716


Nurses suspended for refusing COVID-19 care without N95 mask

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/nursessuspended-refusing-covid-19-care-n95-mask-70176442


Without training, N95 masks may not protect workers on the Covid-19 frontlines 

https://www.statnews.com/2020/04/16/n95-masks-training-needed-protect-against-covid-19/


Europe’s Scramble for Face Masks Prompts Longer Term Rethink

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/04/16/world/europe/16reuters-health-coronavirus-europe-masks.html


Factbox: Filters Prove Elusive as Europe Scrambles to Rekindle Mask Industry

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/04/16/world/europe/16reuters-health-coronavirus-europe-masks-factbox.html


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MasksUnited Daily Briefing April 17, 2020


April 16, 2020 Update

CDC: Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/decontamination-reuse-respirators.html


Minnesota hospitals stretching, conserving COVID-19 masks

https://www.startribune.com/minnesota-hospitals-stretching-conserving-covid-19-masks/569677902/


Homemade face masks and coronavirus: Everything you should know today

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/homemade-face-masks-and-coronavirus-everything-you-should-know-today/


N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Orders Public Mask Use To Curb COVID-19 Spread

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/15/835500458/ny-gov-cuomo-orders-public-mask-use-to-curb-covid-19-spread


Coronavirus Latest: Anne Arundel County Requiring All Shoppers, Employees To Wear Face Masks To Prevent COVID-19 Spread

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/04/14/coronavirus-latest-anne-arundel-county-requiring-all-shoppers-employees-to-wear-face-masks-to-prevent-covid-19-spread/


Hawaii Embraces Aloha Print Masks While Fighting Coronavirus

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/04/15/us/ap-us-virus-outbreak-aloha-print-masks.html?searchResultPosition=2


COVID-19, Face Masks And Why More Wisconsinites Are Wearing Them

https://www.wiscontext.org/covid-19-face-masks-and-why-more-wisconsinites-are-wearing-them


For Black Men, Fear That Masks Will Invite Racial Profiling

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/14/us/coronavirus-masks-racism-african-americans.html


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MasksUnited Daily Briefing April 16, 2020