What you must know about first defense against Coronavirus?Read these texts and try to help yourself and your’s community.
1. CORONAVIRUS:COMBATING COVID-19
The Defense Department is contributing expertise and equipment to the fight against the new coronavirus at home and around the world. Learn more about DOD’s support of the whole-of-government response to COVID-19 pandemic.
2. COVID-19: Surgical masks may help, but not as first line of defense
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are changing tack regarding their recommendation to the public about wearing face masks, some experts explain how certain masks could help keep the coronavirus at bay. However, these should be our last resort, they warn.
3. Masks Work. Really. We’ll Show You How
By Or Fleisher, Gabriel Gianordoli, Yuliya Parshina-Kottas, Karthik Patanjali, Miles Peyton and Bedel Saget
Oct. 30, 2020
The public health debate on masks is settled, said Joseph G. Allen, director of the Healthy Buildings program at Harvard. When you wear a mask, “you protect yourself, you protect others, you prevent yourself from touching your face,” he said. And you signal that wearing a mask is the right thing to do.
4. Masks may offer better protection against COVID-19 than any potential vaccine: Experts
When we do have a vaccine, it likely won’t be 100% effective, doctors say.
ByDr. Leah Croll
5. Healthcare Workers Use The Right Filtration – Why aren’t you?
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6. Your Face Mask Is Only Protecting You If You Do This Every Day
DONNING YOUR PPE IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA, BUT IT WON’T KEEP YOU SAFE UNLESS YOU DO THIS.
At this point in the coronavirus pandemic, it’s clear that wearing a mask, along with social distancing and regular hand washing, is instrumental in stopping the spread of COVID-19. But just because you’re covering your face every time you go out in public doesn’t mean you’re completely safe. According to new research, your cloth face mask is only protecting you if you wash it every day. Read on to find out more, and for additional guidance on this, The CDC Says You’re Probably Not Washing Your Face Mask Enough.
7. 13 Tips From Dr. Fauci on How You Can Avoid Coronavirus
BEHOLD: DR. FAUCI’S BEST PIECES OF ADVICE FOR KEEPING SAFE FROM COVID-19.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has been one of the most trusted voices of reason during the coronavirus pandemic. In a recent poll published by The New York Times, at least two thirds of Americans expressed faith in his leadership throughout the COVID crisis. That’s why, when Fauci offers advice on how to stay safe from coronavirus, the world would be wise to listen.
8. How to Protect Yourself & Others
Older adults and people who have certain underlying conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 illness. More information on Are you at higher risk for serious illness.
9. Top 10 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Coronavirus COVID-19
At the end of 2019, health authorities in China alerted the world to a new type of coronavirus (now named 2019-nCoV infection or COVID-19) that had caused pneumonia in a handful of people in Wuhan since mid-December. The number of cases has since ballooned, with thousands of cases now getting reported.
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