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Coming soon, plant-based sustainable PPE kits, face masks from Qatar

Coming soon, plant-based sustainable PPE kits, face masks from Qatar

A start-up supported by Qatar Foundation Research, Development, and Innovation (QFRDI) has embarked on a project to develop sustainable plant-based masks, face shields and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) kits ...

Travellers wear face masks or risk penalties: IATA

Travellers wear face masks or risk penalties: IATA

All travellers must wear face covering during their journey for the safety of all passengers and crew during Covid-19, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said.

QF alumna on project of creating masks from scraps, recycled fabric

QF alumna on project of creating masks from scraps, recycled fabric

A Qatar Foundation alumna is on a project of making face masks out of scraps and recycled fabric to reflect on human solidarity amid the current pandemic of Covid-19.

Paris orders mandatory wearing of masks outdoors in busy areas as virus flares up

Paris orders mandatory wearing of masks outdoors in busy areas as virus flares up

Paris authorities on Saturday imposed the mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors in busy areas of the French capital from Monday as the number of coronavirus infections there rose.

Masks spark political, legal battles in US as virus cases soar

Masks spark political, legal battles in US as virus cases soar

The United States' Covid-19 virus case load is soaring at an explosive rate, even as leaders of some of the worst-hit states resist mandatory mask measures to stem the spread.

With US divided on masks, Georgia governor refuses to back down

With US divided on masks, Georgia governor refuses to back down

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Friday urged everyone in his state to wear a mask for four weeks to halt the spread of the coronavirus but stood firm on banning state and local authorities from mandating

Wearing of masks compulsory from Sunday

Wearing of masks compulsory from Sunday

From Sunday, people in Qatar will have to compulsorily wear face masks while stepping out of home for any reason, in line with a recent Cabinet decision.

Masks, other measures a must against Covid-19

Masks, other measures a must against Covid-19

Especially since a significant percentage of the public may be novel coronavirus (Covid-19) positive without having symptoms, wearing face masks protects people from the disease

300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant women in Japan may be faulty

300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant women in Japan may be faulty

Some 300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant women in Japan as part of a government handout have been found to be faulty, media reports said, the latest in a string of complaints about how the government has dealt with the pandemic.

Qatar makes masks compulsory for several sectors

Qatar makes masks compulsory for several sectors

The Cabinet has made wearing of face masks mandatory from Sunday (April 26) until further notice for government and private sector employees and clients, shoppers at food and catering stores and workers in the contracting sector.

Al Meera to ban entry of people without face mask

Al Meera to ban entry of people without face mask

Shoppers will not be allowed at Al Meera branches without face masks from April 24, it has been announced.

Face masks, sanitisers for citizens at Al Meera

Face masks, sanitisers for citizens at Al Meera

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has announced that Qatari citizens can buy masks and sanitisers from Al Meera branches using ration cards.