Mask debate reaches peak in U.S. Congress after member tests positive for coronavirus

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Capitol officials issued broad new mask requirements Wednesday after a Republican member of Congress tested positive for the coronavirus. The member, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, often … Read More

Physical distancing, mask use cuts relative coronavirus risk by at least 80%, study finds

Wearing a face mask and keeping your distance from others can help to cut your relative risk of catching the novel coronavirus by 80 per cent or more, according to … Read More

Will homemade masks protect us from the coronavirus?

As more health-care workers treat those affected by the novel coronavirus, there are concerns around mask shortages. To help meet surging demand and offer protection, people are crafting their own … Read More