Tag Archives: Masks

Two new NSW COVID cases as masks mandated

NSW has recorded two new locally acquired COVID-19 cases bringing the cluster linked to a shopping centre in the city’s eastern suburbs to six. A woman in her 40s and a man in his 50s both visited the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre, with the man’s case reported yesterday. NSW Health was also notified overnight… Read More »

What Can and Can’t Be Learned From a Doctor in China Who Pioneered Masks

Wu Lien-Teh.Credit…Library of Congress SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index What Can and Can’t Be Learned From a Doctor in China Who Pioneered Masks Dr. Wu Lien-Teh helped change the course of a plague epidemic in the early 20th century and promoted the use of masks as a public health tool. Wu Lien-Teh.Credit…Library of Congress… Read More »

‘Masks should be banned from classrooms as they mean deaf daughter can’t learn’

Lexie Hubbock was born deaf and has been wearing hearing aids since she was four months old. Now 12, she’s had hearing tests and operations on her ears throughout her life, being fitted with a cochlear implant in October 2020. The electronic device, which bypasses normal hearing in favour of electric signals which stimulate the… Read More »

Masks stay but 45,000 can gather in WA

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has revealed eased COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday after a snap lockdown in Perth and Peel — but the new rules have some scratching their heads. The Premier said interim measures, including mandatory masks indoors, would remain in place for a week until 12.01am Saturday May 8. “We just need to… Read More »