Tag Archives: Masks

Condoms, masks and the tale of two viruses — COVID and HIV/AIDS — harming the Black community

Loading the player… Are masks the new condoms? It’s an odd question at face value, but PREP activists say it’s an entry point to a conversation worth having in the Black community.  When presented with the comparison of masks to defend against the spread of COVID-19 and condoms to do the same for HIV/AIDS, David… Read More »

‘Masks should be banned from classrooms as they mean deaf daughter can’t learn’

Lexie Hubbock was born deaf and has been wearing hearing aids since she was four months old. Now 12, she’s had hearing tests and operations on her ears throughout her life, being fitted with a cochlear implant in October 2020. The electronic device, which bypasses normal hearing in favour of electric signals which stimulate the… Read More »

‘The masks work’: Andrew Cuomo to sign order letting businesses bar entry to customers without face coverings

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will be signing an executive order intended to increase the use of masks in the state, including within the confines of private businesses. During his Thursday news conference, Cuomo said that while mask-wearing is already compulsory in public areas, the order would allow business owners to extend that… Read More »