Tag: Face Mask

Innovation, Research

Owlstone Medical publishes data on the use of face mask filters to capture viral particles for SARS-CoV-2 detection

July 20, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Owlstone Medical (or the “Company”), the global leader in Breath Biopsy® for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine, today announced the publication of a peer-reviewed study in Nature Scientific Reports. The paper investigates the performance of filters embedded […]


Being vaccinated doesn’t mean you must go maskless. Here’s why.

June 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

For more than a year, public health officials have repeatedly told us that masks save lives. They’ve warned us to keep our distance from our neighbors, who’ve morphed into disease vectors before our eyes. Now they are telling us that […]


The U.S. CDC’s Mask Guidance Ignores the Risks Workers Face Every Day

May 21, 2021

Via: Time Health

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) announcement last week that fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks or socially distance came as a great relief to millions of people who have been vaccinated. But it […]

News, Regulatory

CDC director defends widely criticized mask guidance: ‘We are following the science’

May 12, 2021


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky defended the agency’s Covid-19 mask guidance policies amid widespread criticism from lawmakers and health officials. “These issues are complex, the science is evolving, the science is moving, and we are […]


Face masks can slow the spread of COVID-19

June 24, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Regions with an early interest in face masks had milder COVID-19 epidemics, according to a new letter-to-the-editor published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. In “COVID-19 and Public Interest in Face Mask Use,” researchers from the […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Wearing A Face Mask At Home Could Curb Covid-19 Transmission By 79%

May 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Whether to wear a mask or not for coronavirus protection is widely debated these days. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidelines in April calling for the use of cloth face masks in public settings (such […]