August 8 2020
Researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks which have become a critical component in stopping the spread of the virus.
May 6 2020
Most Americans have never had to wear a mask for their health before, let alone while they shop for groceries or go for a run.
April 30 2020
CTV News Ottawa
Starting Monday, Costco stores across the U.S. will require all employees and customers to wear face coverings when they visit store locations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 21 2020
CTV News Toronto
The City of Toronto has received a shipment of three million surgical masks that will be mostly distributed to long-term care homes and shelters.
April 20 2020
CMAJ reached out to infectious disease specialists Dr. Srinivas Murthy of BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Dr. Matthew Oughton of Jewish General Hospital and McGill University in Montreal, and Dr. Alon Vaisman of the University Health Network in Toronto.
April 9 2020
Scientists are testing everyday items to find the best protection from coronavirus. Pillow cases, flannel pajamas and origami vacuum bags are all candidates.
April 6 2020
The Toronto Star
The latest novel coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Monday.
April 4 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across Europe and the United States, a global scramble for medical equipment such as respirator masks and gloves is underway.
March 20 2020
If you want to rally the world to your cause, think like a little bird and tweet. Hospitals and doctors are reaching out via social media to ask for mission-critical help in solving the shortage of N95-type masks during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
We need volunteers who can help sew masks – contact us if you are able to assist, we may be able to provide a small honorarium for supplies, etc.
If you can provide fabric, filters, pipe cleaners, please contact us, we will attempt to match you up with the sewers in your geographic area or will collect the donated materials ourselves and redistribute.