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The technology behind face masks that can diagnose COVID-19

June 29, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A collaborative effort between the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently published their findings on how novel technology can be incorporated into standard face masks to detect the presence […]


Do face masks work? Medical experts explain how to protect yourself from coronavirus

March 2, 2020


Medical experts have urged people to stop panic buying face masks, warning that such equipment is not an effective way to protect yourself from the fast-spreading coronavirus. The advice comes at a time of intensifying concern about COVID-19, which has […]


Panic buying of face masks is unwarranted and could pose risks for health workers, experts say

January 31, 2020


Epidemiologists and infectious diseases experts have cautioned against panic as the number of cases linked to the new coronavirus in China continues to rise. Some warn that the widespread scramble for face masks is unwarranted. In fact, they cautioned that […]