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Workers have been begging for masks on the job for weeks. This week, Walmart, Target, and McDonald's gave in as America's stance on masks rapidly shifts.

Tingshu Wang/Reuters Workers at essential businesses such as fast-food chains and grocery stores have been begging companies to provide or even just allow them to wear masks on the job for weeks. This week, Walmart, Target, and McDonald's announced that they …

bandana - Business Insider
5:02am PDT - April 4th, 2020

CDC changes guidance, now says people should wear face coverings when outside

The Centers for Disease Control is now recommending that people wear non-medical face coverings when they go out in public. Medical experts say N95 and surgical masks should be left to health care workers, but for general use, a bandana or homemade mask can h…

bandana - MSNBC
4:55am PDT - April 4th, 2020

Need to keep your face covered? These reusable cloth masks are on sale.

TL;DR: Reusable cloth face masks are on sale at Tippit — save 20% with code SPRING20. At the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, we were told that only medical professionals need to wear masks, but now that might be changing. The White House is expected to recomm…

bandana - Mashable
2:00am PDT - April 4th, 2020

Coronavirus: Trump says a scarf is better than a mask 'in many cases' — is that true?

'They can pretty much decide for themselves'

bandana - Independent
2:34pm PDT - April 3rd, 2020

Can homemade face masks help limit the spread of the coronavirus? Scientists can't agree, but here's what you need to know.

The White House may soon recommend that all Americans wear masks, and some US cities like Los Angeles and Laredo, Texas are fining people who don't cover their faces during the coronavirus pandemic. But the public has also been urged to avoid buying medical m…

bandana - Business Insider
1:02pm PDT - April 3rd, 2020

A border city is handing out $1,000 fines for those who don’t cover their faces. The mandate has led to confusion. - Washington Post

A border city is handing out $1,000 fines for those who don’t cover their faces. The mandate has led to confusion. Washington Post Texas city moves to fine people who don't cover their faces outside to protect against coronavirus Fox News Residents in Texas c…

bandana - The Washington Post
4:46am PDT - April 3rd, 2020

Countries, cities, and health authorities all over the world are suddenly reconsidering their advice that masks don't protect against the coronavirus

Health authorities are reconsidering their guidance that told most people not to wear masks during the coronavirus outbreak. While health bodies across Europe and the US had told people not to wear masks unless they had symptoms or were treating the infected …

bandana - Business Insider
3:49am PDT - April 2nd, 2020

Trump officials sound alarm that protective gear is running dry

The U.S. government's great coronavirus airlift came not a minute too soon. What they're saying: Trump administration officials are anonymously sounding the alarm that America's emergency stockpile of personal protective equipment is running dangerously low, …

bandana - Axios
2:10pm PDT - April 1st, 2020

Fauci: "Active discussion" about broadening use of masks to fight coronavirus

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told CNN Tuesday that the White House coronavirus task force will hold an "active discussion" about broadening the use of medical masks to protect against coronavirus. Why i…

bandana - Axios
8:06am PDT - March 31st, 2020

American Apparel's Ousted CEO Is Still Here—and Making COVID Face Masks?

Dov Charney's new retail company is one of several pivoting toward producing personal protective gear under unclear government guidelines.

bandana - Vice News
1:31pm PDT - March 25th, 2020

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Hackers tried to infiltrate the World Health Organization, the latest in a string of cyberattacks aimed at health officials during the coronavirus pandemic. WHO Chief Information Security Offi…

bandana - Business Insider
10:54pm PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Tech billionaires including Tim Cook, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg promised 18 million masks to fight COVID-19

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads across the globe, tech billionaires are promising to donate critical medical supplies. This weekend saw a flurry in Silicon Valley CEOs promising their companies would donate masks to healthcare workers. A spike in demand f…

bandana - Business Insider
3:57am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Amid shortage, Pence says millions of masks available 'now' for hospitals to buy

Vice President Mike Pence said there has been a vast increase in the supply of medical facemasks, despite complaints that health care providers.

bandana - ABC News
7:02pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

Coronavirus: CDC advises health workers to use homemade masks or bandanas amid shortages as 'last resort'

'Their capability to protect HCP (healthcare professionals) is unknown,' the CDC warns

bandana - Independent
2:59pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

One graphic shows how long the coronavirus lives on surfaces like cardboard, plastic, and steel

Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The new coronavirus is a respiratory illness, and it typically spreads via airborne droplets from an infected person's coughs or sneezes. Live coronavirus particles can survive for a time on surfaces. It lives lon…

bandana - Business Insider
12:48pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

The CDC says healthcare workers who can't get a mask should use a bandana or scarf as a 'last resort' as supplies run short

As the US fights to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus and cases continue to rise, healthcare workers on the front lines are facing an unprecedented shortage of medical supplies. With severe shortages of N95 face masks, which protect medical staff fr…

bandana - Business Insider
10:43am PDT - March 19th, 2020

New trailer for horror drama Antebellum keeps details shrouded in mystery

The film is from the same producer who bought us Get Out and Us.

bandana - Ars Technica
2:40pm PST - March 5th, 2020