View: No getting away from the mask
In the early stages of the pandemic there was confusion about this, but now it is established that, while hardly fool-proof, masks are the simplest firstline defence against transmission of a virus that lodges in the lungs. They block people breathing the virus in, but even more important, they reduce the amount of the virus that those who are already infected can breathe out.
Covid-19: Pune man gets mask made of gold worth around 3 lakh
Meet a man from Pune who owns a mask made of pure gold. Shankar Kurade, a resid...
Over 500 challans issued for not wearing masks, flouting social distancing in Delhi
The Delhi Police on Monday issued over 500 challans for n...
Wearing masks can halt spread of virus: Study
Even 75% mask adherence in a population can lower Covid-19’s reproduction number to less than 1, without resorting to lockdowns, studies published this week showed. Reproduction number, or the R number, is the number of people that an infected person can pass the virus on to. A figure of less than 1 is needed to slow the spread of the disease.
Try Jolie's pout, Hrithik's jawline or Deepika's dimples: Customise without cosmetic surgery
Printing photos of lower halves of faces on masks offers a chance to look different too.
441 detained in Manipur for not wearing masks in public places
As many as 441 people have been detained in Manipur for not wearing masks and not maintaining social distancing in public places amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Malls display summer collection: PPEs & masks
Malls in Gurgaon and Faridabad, in Haryana, didn’t reopen on Monday. Noida in Uttar Pradesh had allowed malls to reopen but big ones such as Mall of India, Great India Place and Logix say they plan to resume only later this week. Mumbai malls remain shut as infections rise. Most malls compulsorily checked body temperature and put in place sanitary measures for people and their belongings.
How Lamborghini navigated crisis with masks
Stefano Domenicali, global chairman & CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, said that the transition from manufacturing some of the world’s fastest sports cars to making masks, visors and parts for ventilators was “sudden and unprecedented”.
Fashion in the time of Covid: Branded masks to help you make a style statement
Dressing up can be a mood booster, and a stylish mask can help you showcase your personal flair.
Don't believe those rumours. Wearing a mask doesn't pose any health risks
Masks don't meaningfully decrease oxygen in the body.
Aesthetics matter: From trikini to matching face masks, how the Covid-19 pandemic is influencing fashion
An aesthetic overhaul of plasticky personal protective equipment (PPEs) is overdue now.
Is your face mask protecting you? Repeated coughing 'adversely affects' filtering capacity
Even when a mask is worn, some droplets can travel a considerable distance.
Covid-19: Kanpur IG pays fine for not wearing mask in public
The state government had said that a fine of Rs 100 would be levied on those not wearing face covers in public. This was part of its measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the IG said.
This biodegradable mask resists pathogens, and has the goodness of neem, turmeric & basil
The 'pavitrapati' mask can be reused up to three washing cycles.
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