Northwestern University engineers developed this new smart sensor device for face masks called “Fitbit for the face” to track health. FaceBit is an N95 lightweight, a quarter-sized sensor that uses a tiny magnet to attach to any cloth or surgical face mask.
Lufthansa apologized for excluding a group of Jewish passengers after a few were not observing COVID protocols. The group consisted of the visibly Jewish Orthodox, who accused the airline of collective punishment.
21 Mar 2021
Lawmakers from Germany's governing conservative party alliance face a Friday deadline to prove they didn't pocket profits from face mask sales. The scandal comes ahead of state elections on Sunday.
6 Mar 2021
Texas has announced a sweeping rollback of coronavirus restrictions, lifting a mask mandate and allowing most businesses to open at full capacity from next week.
7 Feb 2021
The international WHO experts are on a mission to find out about the origins of the coronavirus. While in quarantine in Wuhan, they've had to make do with video calls to their Chinese counterparts.
19 Nov 2020
Two Nigerians have designed the Next Generation mask. The next generation of masks will help redefine the norm of mask-wearing behavior and sustain crucial preventive health measures. The Mask will be effective in slowing and preventing the spread of COVID-19. While some masks are ill-fitting, uncomfortable, not breathable, and the most effective masks are often unavailable or expensive. This mask will help solve the problems.
6 Oct 2020
US President Donald Trump removes his mask and salutes as he arrives back at the White House following four days of hospital treatment for Covid-19.
26 Sep 2020
Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris speaks in a rally in Detroit during her campaign in Michigan, calling Trump out for 'convincing' his supporters not to wear masks and saying the US 'deserves' a better president.
14 Aug 2020
The announcement of the reopening of worship centres has been greeted with mixed reactions due to the continuous increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across Nigeria While some worship centres have embraced the announcement, others have decided against reopening, looking to continue their virtual services. So, will you be one of those worshipping at home or one of those doing so at a public place of worship?
7 Apr 2020
Despite being confined in a Salvation Army emergency shelter in Paris, undocumented migrants are doing their bit to help during the coronavirus epidemic, making hundreds of cloth masks for the disadvantaged people helped by the non-profit and its volunteers.
25 Jul 2018
'Call Masking' is a technique used by individuals or companies to keep phone numbers of businesses and individuals private. A masked call occurs when an international calling number is masked as a local number traffic. Numbers can also be in shortcodes.