News tagged with surgical masks

Mexicans put faith in masks -- but do they work?

(AP) -- The cloth patches in green, blue and white are everywhere, clamped tight over the mouth and nose of teachers, toddlers, policemen and drunks. Even the statue at the church of St. Jude, patron of lost causes, has ...

dateApr 28, 2009 in Health
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Japan warns about smog drifting from China

A local government in southwestern Japan on Tuesday advised residents to stay indoors or wear masks when they go outside in the nation's first official health warning over smog drifting in from China.

dateMar 05, 2013 in Environment
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