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A tricky combination: Face masks, hearing loss and hearing aids

Face masks are now required in many public places to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. For people with hearing loss, though, this may be easier said than done.  That’s because face masks add extra challenges for people with hearing impairments: It’s harder to understand people when they’re speaking to you with a mask on their… Read More »

Masks and precautions become the norm as officials are sidelined by virus exposure

The Trump administration and Congress have taken new precautions as exposure to the coronavirus has sidelined officials and legislators. President Trump ordered staffers Monday to wear masks while inside the White House after two staffers and two members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff tested positive for the coronavirus last week. The two White House… Read More »

What face masks can you buy amid the coronavirus pandemic?

The good face-mask guide: As UK health officials consider urging everyone to cover their mouths MailOnline reveals the best from top surgical-level respirators costing £20 each or ten mouth covers for £1 each British chief scientist, Sir Patrick Vallance, said officials are reconsidering masks  Authorities in Spain and France are handing out face masks to… Read More »