Masks in public places

Coronavirus Covid-19 increased by 467 percent in Kansas counties, requiring masks in public places. The number of cases fell within six weeks of the mandate, according to the CDC. The study looked at the disparities between the Kansas counties in the summer. Some counties that did not need masks had less strict instructions, according to the report. The CDC reports that the rate of Covids-19 cases has primarily been reversed after the mandate has been enforced.

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CDC says mask mandates can slow Covid-19 spread. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/cdc-says-mask-mandates-can-slow-covid-19-spread-n1248417?cid=eml_nbn_20201120

Danish study finds that face masks provide only limited protection

Danish study finds that face masks provide only limited protection against SARS-CoV-19 infection. Researchers say findings should not be used to argue against widespread use to prevent people from infecting others. After one month, 1.8% of people wearing the masks had been infected, while 2.1% in a control group. Health experts have long said a mask provides only limited protection for the person wearing it but can dramatically reduce others’ risk.

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Danish study finds face masks provide limited protection …. https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/reuters/danish-study-finds-face-masks-provide-moderate-to-no-protection-against-covid-19/46169826

More and more details appear on masks that are safe

More and more details appear on masks that are safe and therapeutic and as effective as a vaccine. Data also indicate that masks can also be worn during exercise. It does not change the amount of oxygen in the blood, so it can be worn when running or driving.

However, the guidelines for preventive measures in gyms and yoga institutes of the Ministry of Health stated that while masks are compulsory within the premises, they are not required during exercise.

Just a viewfinder should be used as far as possible during yoga practice or exercise in gymnasiums. The use of masks (in particular N-95 masks) during exercise can cause trouble breathing.

Several physicians, coaches, and athletes agreed that wearing masks during exercise could impede airflow, particularly oxygen flow. They indicated that masks could increase the absorption of carbon dioxide and increase the heart rate, raising the risk of failure.

Reference
Should you wear masks during exercise? ICMR chief says yes, doctors, coaches disagree. https://theprint.in/health/should-you-wear-masks-during-exercise-icmr-chief-says-yes-doctors-coaches-disagree/539632/