DC health says masks may be necessary until Thanksgiving

Former CDC director predicts more ‘super’ COVID variants Fox News Medical Contributor Dr. Marc Siegel reacts to Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield’s comments on ‘The Story.’ Washington, D.C. health officials say the indoor mask mandate, now in its second week, may be in place until Thanksgiving given the rising…

Why joggers and cyclists should wear masks

England is deep into its third lockdown, yet the daily tally of new COVID cases and deaths remains sickeningly high. As Chris Whitty, the country’s chief medical officer, said recently, more needs to be done to bring the pandemic under control. Masks, which when worn correctly are highly effective in…

‘Air-shield’ improves effectiveness of doctors’ protective masks

The Design-Tech Lab at the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology and Rambam Health Care Campus have developed an innovative device for medical staff’s masks. Air-Shield continuously blows air on their faces, improving protection against infection while eliminating fogging and overheating. Professor Ezri Tarazi, chair of the Industrial Design Program and head…