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Optional mask-wearing from Aug 29 as Singapore eases requirements

August 24, 2022

In a new announcement by the Ministry of Health (MOH), people in Singapore can opt to wear masks on private transport modes such as taxis, school buses, and private bus services, but will be required to do so on public […]

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Face shape influences the most ideal mask fit

May 4, 2022

Joint research from Florida State University and Johns Hopkins University, both in the US, reveal how even the slightest facial asymmetry can affect mask fitting and protection. Using a novel analysis method called principal component analysis (PCA), and fluid dynamics, […]

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U of T researchers develop reusable, sustainable surgical mask

January 6, 2021

Researchers from the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine are developing sustainable personal protective equipment (PPE) under the initiative, the ROSE (Re-useable Open-Source Equipment) Project, helmed by  Associate Professor Denyse Richardson; and Lecturer, Reena Kilian. They worked with textile engineer, an […]

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