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C.D.C. Says Some Vaccinated Americans Should Wear Masks Again

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveCovid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Delta Variant Pandemic Relief Programs Ending What is HIPAA? Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story As Infections Rise, C.D.C. Urges Some Vaccinated Americans to Wear Masks Again In communities with growing caseloads, vaccinated and unvaccinated people should return to wearing… Read More »

What Can and Can’t Be Learned From a Doctor in China Who Pioneered Masks

Wu Lien-Teh.Credit…Library of Congress SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index What Can and Can’t Be Learned From a Doctor in China Who Pioneered Masks Dr. Wu Lien-Teh helped change the course of a plague epidemic in the early 20th century and promoted the use of masks as a public health tool. Wu Lien-Teh.Credit…Library of Congress… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Masks, Infants and Obesity

1 Which of the following statements is factually accurate? Masks of all kinds effectively block viruses Only N95 masks can block viruses such as SARS-CoV-2 Surgical masks provide the highest level of protection against viruses such as SARS-CoV-2 No medical or cloth mask can block exhalation or prevent inhalation of aerosolized (airborne) viruses No medical… Read More »

Vic residents told to wear, make masks

Five million Victorians are being encouraged to wear masks, and even make their own, to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in the state. Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth recommends residents in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, north of the city, wear masks when social distancing cannot be maintained. “This means if you… Read More »

A machine-versus-doctors fixation masks important questions about artificial intelligence

Next time you go to the doctor, remember to bring your genome card.  What, you don’t have one? Of course you don’t. Wallet-sized cards containing a person’s genetic code don’t exist.  Yet they were envisioned in a 1996 Los Angeles Times article, which predicted that by 2020 the makeup of a person’s genome would drive… Read More »