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The Latest Recommendations On Masks To Prevent The Spread Of COVID

The Latest Recommendations On Masks To Prevent The Spread Of COVIDWatch VideoIn 2020, chief medical adviser to the president Dr. Anthony Fauci was usually wearing a cloth mask. Last winter, he often switched to a multi-layer surgical mask.”A double ply mask would be good,” he said.This winter — an N95 respirator.  COVID has been evolving. So too, the recommendation of top health officials, like Fauci. “We should be wearing the best possible mask that we can get,” he said.And by that, he was referring to N95-type masks, which have an electrostatic layer that captures the most minute particles. Why the mask migration?  Since the start of the pandemic, masks of all sorts have been tested. And, by last spring, a widely respected study reported that cloth masks can leak 75% in and out. Surgical masks only leak 50% and N95 respirator masks as low as 1% to 10%, if correctly fitted.Amid Omicron setting new…


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COVID-19 may be blocked by cannabis compounds, study says

COVID-19 may be blocked by cannabis compounds, study saysCompounds found in hemp may prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human cells, according to a new study published in the Journal of Natural Products. ….. Read More.FOX News – Health News | Health & WellnessFri, January 14, 20224 days ago


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Drake women’s basketball player Courtney Becker on the front lines of the COVID-19 testing

Drake women’s basketball player Courtney Becker on the front lines of the COVID-19 testingDrake women’s basketball player Courtney Becker has put herself on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic to test unvaccinated student-athletes.        ….. Read More.DES MOINES REGISTER – Sports | Sports & RecreationMon, January 17, 202214 hours ago


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China’s Xi pushes for greater cooperation on COVID-19, rejects ‘Cold War mentality’...

China’s Xi pushes for greater cooperation on COVID-19, rejects ‘Cold War mentality&#8217…Chinese President Xi Jinping called Monday for greater world cooperation against COVID-19 and pledged to send an additional 1 billion doses of vaccine to other countries, while urging other powers to discard a “Cold-War mentality” at a time of rising geopolitical tensions — a not-so-veiled swipe at the United States. ….. Read More.FOX NEWS – World | World News & EventsMon, January 17, 202222 hours ago


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COVID-19 pill rollout stymied amidst omicron wave

COVID-19 pill rollout stymied amidst omicron waveTwo brand-new COVID-19 pills that were supposed to be an important weapon against the pandemic in the U.S. are in short supply and have played little role in the fight against the omicron wave of infections. ….. Read More.FOX News – Health News | Health & WellnessFri, January 14, 20224 days ago


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Scammers are creating fake COVID-19 test kit sites to steal personal data

Scammers are creating fake COVID-19 test kit sites to steal personal dataThere are some ways to avoid being scammed, including getting a referral from your physician By Gary Guthrie of ConsumerAffairs January 14, 2022 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wants consumers to know that COVID-19 test kits are in such short supply that scammers are jumping in the fray to help with shortages. Fraudsters are going as far as creating fake COVID-19 testing sites to market fake and unauthorized at-home testing kits. Complicating matters, the FTC says, is that those fake websites are so authentic-looking that theyre hard to spot. They look real, with legitimate-looking signs, tents, hazmat suits, and realistic-looking tests, said Ari Lazarus, a consumer education specialist with the FTC. And the damage these fake testing sites can cause is very real. The scammers are luring in victims by hawking free test kits, but what theyre really after…


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