Masks may reduce viral dose, some experts say
NEW YORK — Researchers have long known that masks can prevent people from spreading airway germs to others — findings that have driven much of the conversation around these crucial accessories during the coronavirus pandemic.
Triad Trails: Former secret society members lead tour on Chinatown’s seedy past
SINGAPORE — Pointing to a row of shophouses along Pagoda Street leading up to Chinatown MRT Station, a heavily-tattooed man tells the group behind him that the shops used to be opium dens in the 19th century.
US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg undergoes bile duct procedure in New York hospitalWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is resting comfortably after undergoing a non-surgical medical procedure on a bile duct stent on Wednesday (July 29) at a New York City hospital, the court said.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
White House opposes requirement for passengers to wear masks on planes, trainsThe White House on Thursday said it opposed language in a bill before Congress that would require airline, train and public transit passengers and ...
Philippines' Duterte recommends petrol to clean face masks, says 'not joking'Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday told his people they should use gasoline as a disinfectant for protective face masks - and ...
Local French authorities can now make face masks mandatory in outdoor public spaces: Health ministerFrench Health Minister Olivier Veran said local government officials will now be able to make wearing face masks in outdoor public spaces ...
Help a good cause by wearing face masks from Mediacorp’s design contest winnersThe three winning designs – plus a fourth specially commissioned piece by an artist with cerebral palsy – are part of the Mask For The Nation initiative. Proceeds go to the Mediacorp Enable Fund to support persons with disabilities.
Face masks leave Britain's deaf community struggling to communicateThe introduction of mandatory face masks in most enclosed spaces across Britain was designed to protect people during the pandemic but has made life very difficult for the deaf community. Face coverings prevent lip reading and hide facial expressions, making it virtually impossible for the 12 million