Tag Face Masks

New Experiment Shows Which Face Masks Are Best At Blocking The Deadly Coronavirus Pandemic

A team of researchers have devised a test for face masks to show which are the best at blocking droplets of fluid – and rated several current options. In a proof-of-concept study, scientists at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, devised a

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Face Masks With ‘Holes’ Ineffective -NCDC Warns | Read Details

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control warns that the use of face masks with valves is ineffective, as it allows the wearer’s breath to leave the mask, thereby putting those around at risk of catching COVID-19. The Web MD, an

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COVID-19: Failure To Wear Face Mask Will Attract Six Months Imprisonment – State Government

Governor Dapo Abiodun, has announced that anyone who is caught moving about without a face mask, will be severely punished. According to the Ogun state governor, flouting the order can earn such persons up to six months imprisonment under an

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CDC Offers Friendly Dos And Don’ts Of Wearing Of Cloth Face Masks

Since the emergence of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, people have been asked to wear face masks in public whenever possible, especially at places where social distancing is not possible, all in a bid to prevent further spread of the virus.

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Do You Know That Wearing Face Masks Can Cause Failed ATM Transactions? Here’s What Nigerian Banks Want Us To Know

Some Nigerian banks have revealed that wearing face masks can cause failed ATM transactions and here’s why. In a recent report by PUNCH, banks advised that customers remove their face masks when carrying out transactions through Automated Teller Machines popularly

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CDC: Why Kids Under 2 Don’t Need Face Masks

Since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a face mask has been the most common public measure to protect against the virus, but their appropriateness for children is sometimes misunderstood. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, face

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COVID-19: Why You Should Not Test Face Mask Before Buying -Epidemiologist

The head, Abia State Rapid Response Team of the Epidemiology Unit, Abia State Ministry of Health, Mrs. Peace Nwaogwugwu, has warned against testing different face masks at the point of purchase, News Agency of Nigeria reports. Nwaogwugwu gave the warning

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COVID-19: Wearing Face Masks Linked To Serious Health Issues In Asthmatics

It’s no news that the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19 is wrecking havoc globally, and everyone is mandated to wear face masks to prevent the spread of the deadly disease. However, medical professionals have warned people with chronic asthma

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COVID-19 Pandemic: NCDC Issues Important Advisory On Use Of Cloth Face Masks

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has issued an important advisory on the use of cloth face masks amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The health agency stated that though cloth face mask can be used as a barrier to respiratory

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NAFDAC Issues Advisory To Nigerians On What Types Of Face Masks To Wear For Effective Protection Against COVID-19

NAFDAC came out with clarification as different state governments and the Federal government have announced the compulsory use of face mask as the nation continues to fight against the spread of COVID-19. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration

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COVID-19: Lagos State Government To Enforce Wearing Of Face Masks And Prosecute Those Who Lie About Their Health And Travel History

Lagos State Government says it will begin to enforce the use of face masks in public places as from next week. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, also announced that the state will prosecute patients who lie about their travel or

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COVID-19: ”Wearing of face mask is recommended”- NCDC Issues Advisory To Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recommended the use of face masks for members of the public without respiratory symptoms. The recommendation is contained in the NCDC’s ‘Advisory on the Use of Masks by Members of the Public

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