Japanese researchers at Kobe University and Riken used a Fugaku supercomputer to simulate the benefits of double masking, concluding that wearing two masks provides only marginal benefits compared to wearing one. The simulation showed that a single surgical, non-woven mask had 85% effectiveness in blocking particles when worn correctly over the nose and mouth. Adding […]
Sarasota, Florida, lifted its mandatory masking policy against advice from health experts. Commissioners stated that face coverings were too “burdensome” for citizens and businesses, and the city could not penalize everyone who breached the rule.