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How to make your own face mask

How to make your own face mask

There’s one thing you should know before diving into the conversation around masks: The public should not purchase N95 respirators. Health care workers need those when they’re treating coronavirus patients. You should also note: Face covering is recommended but not mandatory Homemade masks are not a substitute for social distancing and staying in Still, if…MORE

As coronavirus cases grow, hospitals adopt a system to rank patients for treatment

As coronavirus cases grow, hospitals adopt a system to rank patients for treatment

With the peak of Covid-19 infections still ahead and medical supplies still scarce, hospitals and physicians are gearing up for a nearly impossible challenge: deciding who gets a life-saving ventilator and who doesn’t. “Physicians who work in parts of the world that don’t have adequate resources have had to make decisions like this maybe even…MORE

Is an ‘immunity certificate’ the way to get out of coronavirus lockdown?

Is an ‘immunity certificate’ the way to get out of coronavirus lockdown?

Perhaps half the world’s population is living under some form of restriction to help curb the spread of coronavirus. Many are starting to wonder when and how these tough limits on everyday activities will end. Most experts agree that the only way out of a lockdown is testing. Reliable tests would allow people to know…MORE

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