News tagged with face masks

Into the no-man's land of Fukushima

Every two minutes on the bus ride through the ghost towns surrounding Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, a company guide in a white protective suit holds up a display showing the radiation level. And ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Swine flu having powerful impact on us

The new influenza A (H1N1), known as the swine flu, demonstrates the power of people's perceptions of risk. Sales of face masks are breaking all records not only in Mexico but also in Sweden. Hotel guests are being isolated ...

dateMay 06, 2009 in Other
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China considers BBQ ban to combat smog

China is considering a ban on barbecues to help reduce air pollution in built-up areas after heavy smog recently choked large swathes of the country, state media reported Wednesday.

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Environment
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