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Germany: Customer shoots petrol station worker dead after asked to put on face mask

Politicians in Germany expressed shock over the killing of a petrol station worker who asked a customer to wear a face mask, saying Covid-19  deniers using violence will not be tolerated. The killing on Saturday evening in the western town of Idar-Oberstein has hit the national headlines for days now. Prosecutors have said that the […]

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Oregon school superintendent coaches parents on how to escape mask and vaccine rules

An Oregon school superintendent is telling parents how they can get their children out of wearing masks by citing federal disability law. A pastor at a California megachurch is offering religious exemptions for anyone morally conflicted over vaccine requirements. And Louisiana’s attorney general has posted sample letters on his office’s Facebook page for those seeking […]

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Face mask removed from stomach of Siberian Husky highlights Covid-19 waste problem

The coronavirus pandemic brought chaos around the world and one big issue — the disposal of masks and PPE kits. In a viral video from India’s Tamil Nadu state veterinarians removed a face mask from the stomach of a Siberian Husky. The clip was shared over the internet by Supriya Sahu. The masks we carelessly […]

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Masks and ventilation more effective that physical distancing in preventing Covid-19 spread, study finds

The coronavirus pandemic is far from over and scientists are still trying to find out better ways to contain the virus. A recent study from the University of Central Florida suggests that wearing a mask and a well-ventilated setup are more important than social distancing. According to the research published in the journal Physics of […]

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Tourists in Bali are being made to do push-ups for violating mask rules

Tourists caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali were subjected to an unusual punishment of ‘push-ups’. Footage circulating on social media shows foreigners made to do the exercise in sweltering tropical heat as masked security officials stood over them. Bali authorities made wearing a face mask in public mandatory last […]

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Uber riders will now have submit selfies wearing masks as proof for covering face before boarding cabs

People who ride with Uber will now have to upload photographic proof of wearing a face covering before boarding a cab. In a new policy on Tuesday , the American giant said if a driver reports to Uber that a rider wasn’t wearing a mask, the rider will have to take a selfie with one strapped […]