5 Crucial Things You Need to Know About Asymptomatic Spread of COVID-19

What can we do to limit asymptomatic spread? Any time a virus can be spread by people without symptoms, you have to turn to preventative measures. Social distancing measures and lockdowns work, but have large economic and social repercussions. These were necessary when epidemiologists didn’t know how the virus was spreading, but now we know … Read more 5 Crucial Things You Need to Know About Asymptomatic Spread of COVID-19

Army Research Shows How Do-It-Yourself Facemasks Can Be as Safe as N95s

The ideal made-at-home masks need an absorbent layer composed of something like quilted cotton, terrycloth, dense flannel, a heavy T-shirt, etc. You also need at least one layer that’s hydrophobic, meaning that it repels water, such as a polyester fabric like OLY-Fun, preferably treated with Scotchgard. The more layers you add, alternating back and forth, … Read more Army Research Shows How Do-It-Yourself Facemasks Can Be as Safe as N95s