Why should we wear a mask?
Face masks are a symbol of the pandemic era – a visual metaphor for the tiny, unseen viral foe that could be lurking around any corner. Some opt for a scarf wrapped around their face, others make do with a t-shirt yanked up over their mouth. The more creative hook colourful homemade varieties around their […]
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How essential is a pollution mask in India?
As air pollution levels continue to worsen in all over cities and nearby areas, it’s important to buy a mask that can help you against pollutants in the air. “Wearing a mask while outdoors will prevent you from breathing in the polluted air. But, make sure to use high-grade and medically approved masks for the […]
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Can we beat pollution with mask?
Research has shown that exposure to air pollution, be it brief or over the long term, can have negative impacts on the lungs and hearts, and potentially the brain as well (Brook 2009). It is estimated that outdoor air pollution causes 3 million excess deaths worldwide each year (The Lancet 2015). In response, a number […]
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What experts say about using mask amid COVID-19
The New York Times surveyed 511 epidemiologists and more than half of them predicted masks will be necessary for at least the next year, if not longer. Colleges are requiring students to wear masks on campus when classes start back up in the fall. The World Health Organization now recommends everyone wear a mask while […]
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What is COVID-19? prevention and protection
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop […]
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