COVID 19 mask

Can you stop wearing a mask after getting vaccinated for COVID-19? The answer is...

People are expected to get some level of protection within a couple of weeks after the first shot. But full protection may not happen until a couple weeks after the second shot.

published on : 10th December 2020

MIT's new face mask can inactivate COVID-19 using heat, here's how

The new mask incorporates a heated copper mesh and does not need to be decontaminated or thrown away after use, according to the researchers.

published on : 29th October 2020

Cops, not civic bodies, to fine people for not wearing masks in Gujarat

The fine for not wearing masks when in public is Rs 200 in the state. It was collected so far by municipal corporations or local bodies.

published on : 14th June 2020

Congress seeks Governor's action on alleged scam on procurement of COVID-19 masks, PPE; BJD denies

However, the ruling BJD dismissed the allegations as baseless. BJD spokesperson Sasmit Patra maintained that the Government never paid a single penny beyond the actual rate.

published on : 12th June 2020

COVID-19: Senior citizens should wear medical masks, says WHO

Masks are not a replacement for physical distancing, hand hygiene and other public health measures, it added.

published on : 7th June 2020

COVID-19 masks, white chalk lines: Hyderabad 'kirana' stores practice social distancing norms

Hyderabadis seem to be pretty chilled out about #Unlock1.0 going by the way there is business as usual,  with no other Covid-19 precaution being followed except a mask

published on : 6th June 2020

COVID-19 battle: Telangana ropes in over 200 SHGs to make over 30,000 masks every day

All these masks are being distributed to 20,000 sanitary workers and about 2,500 Swachh auto drivers, who collect garbage from households on a priority basis.

published on : 5th June 2020

Lockdown violation fine amount collected in Chhattisgarh to help buy PPE, masks for COVID-19 warriors

Keeping local health centres strong during the coronavirus pandemic is essential for people's health, district collector Kartikeya Goyal said on Monday.

published on : 11th May 2020

'No mask, no vegetables': Tripura vendors set precedent for customers amid COVID-19 scare

At Maharaj Ganja market, a whole sale mart for vegetables in the city, a display board has been put up outside the entry point stating that customers without masks would not be entertained.

published on : 23rd April 2020

Fight against COVID-19: IIT-Kanpur, Lucknow develop alternative to N95 masks

The device can deliver uncontaminated air for over six hours, he said, adding that it has an universal design that can fit anybody.

published on : 16th April 2020