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  • C&S Wholesale Grocers to provide 100,000 KN95 masks to hospitals, support to food banks

    C&S Wholesale Grocers, the nation’s largest wholesale grocery supply company, on Thursday announced a nationwide relief initiative in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, including more than $300,000 in donations that will supply 100,000 KN95 masks to hospitals in hard-hit regions, as ...
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  • You may want to ditch that valve face mask: The pros and cons

    The novel coronavirus pandemic brought society a new definition of normal which now includes wearing face masks. While the benefits of masks are clear, widespread use unearthed a host of drawbacks: face irritation, difficulty breathing, moisture buildup and the dreaded foggy glasses. MORE: Facial...
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  • Face coverings, N95 masks and surgical masks: Who they’re for and how to use them

    The CDC says that everyone should wear non-medical face coverings whenever you’re interacting with others during the coronavirus pandemic. But how do those differ from medical-grade face masks? Face masks have become a hotly debated topic in the time of the coronavirus pandemic. Fears over ...
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  • First 100,000 N95 masks of 24M order arrive in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES - The first 100,000 of 24-million N95 medical-grade masks ordered by the city of Los Angeles arrived on Thursday and will be disseminated to health care providers and first responders. “The city has incredible purchasing power, so we put that to use by buying in bulk at a low pr...
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  • N95 Masks and the Coronavirus: More Production Underway

    To address growing demand of masks during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, Honeywell is quickly ramping up production and making millions of the N95 masks in the United States. We are expanding manufacturing operations in a factory in Smithfield, Rhode Island, which also produce...
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  • A Certain Type of N95 Mask May Do More Harm Than Good

    Share on Pinterest Experts say certain N95 masks with front valves protect the user but don’t prevent that person from spreading COVID-19 to others nearby. Getty Images Experts are warning the public against wearing certain types of N95 face masks with front valves. They say the masks protect the...
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  • Testing whether uncertified N95 masks are effective

    Ever since Covid-19 began spreading in the U.S., state governments have been scrambling to find and secure N95 respirator masks, the kind that seal against the face and filter out infectious particles, protecting frontline workers from inhaling the coronavirus. A national shortage has led states ...
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  • F.D.A. Bans Faulty Masks, 3 Weeks After Failed Tests

    The Food and Drug Administration prohibited 65 manufacturers from selling masks for medical use. But the move came after tests last month showed the masks didn’t meet standards. For three weeks the Food and Drug Administration allowed the sale of several types of N95-style face masks for American...
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  • KN95 masks and the pandemic

    According to Health Canada’s website, it started authorizing the use of KN95 masks for medical purposes in light of the pandemic.  “To expand the availability of N95 respirators during the pandemic, equivalent alternate standards may also be acceptable …this includes both medical and ...
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  • Health Canada issues recall of some KN95 masks made in China

    Masks pose ‘a health and safety risk,’ according to a bulletin issued to importers  Geoff Leo · CBC News · Posted: May 13, 2020 5:38 PM CT | Last Updated: May 14 Health Canada has recalled KN95 masks produced by dozens of Chinese manufacturers after testing found them to ‘pose a...
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