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There’s a lot of choice about which type of face covering to wear – and in some countries the advice about which one to wear is changing, as we learn more about how the virus spreads. Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious diseases expert, recently advocated wearing two masks. But does it matter what …

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A bus driver for Jefferson County Public Schools has been fired after refusing to wear a mask during work as required for district employees who report to buildings during distance learning, records obtained Thursday by WDRB News show. Shavonda Offutt was notified of her termination by a Jan. 8 letter from …

Important note but not a very important one and you don’t have to read this: Elon Musk was not actually wearing a CleanTechnica shirt at the Model Y reveal event. Photo by Chanan Bos, CleanTechnica. It may feel like 2020 just grew a tumor, but we are indeed in a new year. That means it’s …

Professor Kelly said an approval for a vaccine was on track, but there would be no cutting corners in terms of safety. “The approvals will happen when all the information we need to make those approvals is available, and that will be fast tracked as much as possible but no shortcuts will be made,” he …

Code enforcement officers crack down on mask violations Justin Matthews reports TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa code enforcement officers began inspecting businesses Thursday evening to make sure they are abiding by the stricter mask orders adopted by the HIllsborough County Commission. Immediately following the Hillsborough County Commission decision Wednesday, patrons are no longer allowed to stand …

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Dec. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Starkey’s ground-breaking technology continues to receive high-profile accolades, this time from the Consumer Technology Association, one of the tech industry’s premier organizations. Livio Edge AI has been selected as a CES 2021 Innovation Awards honoree in the accessibility category. Its innovative design and engineering features scored …

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Common Council met in a special session Monday night for a second reading of Ordinance No. 6453, as well as the introduction of Ordinance No. 6454. After several hours of tense debate, the Council passed the modified mandate, Ordinance No. 6454, 9-1. The modified ordinance will face a …

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s Department of Health intends to extend its public health orders that limit gatherings and impose a statewide mask mandate. During a briefing before the Utah State Legislature’s Interim Health & Human Services Committee, the executive director of UDOH also outlined for lawmakers what guidance they were giving for families who …

November 17, 2020 at 12:20 AM EST California slams ‘emergency brake’ as states race to halt virus’s spread By Griff Witte, Meryl Kornfield and Hannah Denham Governors and mayors moved rapidly on Monday to slow the galloping spread of the coronavirus, reviving restrictions on businesses and individuals that public health experts say are urgently needed …

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) reversed course and issued a statewide mask mandate on Monday after previously resisting calls for the requirement as the coronavirus surges in the state.  Reynolds addressed the public and signed a proclamation Monday night that requires those 2 years old and older to wear a mask in indoor areas open …