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Do face masks actually work?

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Simon Kolstoe interviewed about the wearing of face masks, saying people need to be trained in how to wear PPE and it’s not just a case of ‘slinging on’ a mask

Period22 Jul 2020 → 24 Aug 2020

References

TitleEffectiveness of face masks
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletRepublika
Media typeWeb
CountryIndonesia
Date24/08/20
DescriptionReport on Simon Kolstoe’s tips for testing the efficacy of a face mask
URLhttps://republika.co.id/berita/qfiu32328/dua-cara-ukur-efektivitas-masker-kain
PersonsSimon Kolstoe
Title3 ways you can test the effectiveness of your face mask
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletChina Global Television Network
Media typeWeb
CountryChina
Date19/08/20
DescriptionChina Television interview and live testing of the face masks with Simon Kolstoe in King Henry labs
Producer/AuthorGiulia Carbonaro
URLhttps://newseu.cgtn.com/news/2020-08-19/3-ways-you-can-test-the-effectiveness-of-your-face-mask-T0PTPlphaE/index.html
PersonsSimon Kolstoe
TitleUnboxing face masks: 9 different types reviewed
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletCGTN Europe
Media typeWeb
CountryChina
Date18/08/20
DescriptionWith the sudden huge demand for face masks, the market is filled with such a great variety that it might be confusing to choose the right one. Simon Kolstoe compares nine face masks and explains the science behind them
Producer/AuthorChina Global Television Network
URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVhUtIxrBJU&feature=youtu.be
PersonsSimon Kolstoe
TitleWhich, when and why of face masks
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletChina Global Television Network
Media typeWeb
CountryChina
Date17/08/20
DescriptionAccording to Simon Kolstoe at the University of Portsmouth, part of the confusion around face masks is that authorities weren't clear enough from the start about why we need them
Producer/AuthorGiulia Carbonaro
URLhttps://newseu.cgtn.com/news/2020-08-17/Which-when-and-why-of-face-masks-T0LrxmGrM4/index.html
PersonsSimon Kolstoe
TitleWhich, when and why of face masks
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletCGTN Europe
Media typeWeb
CountryChina
Date16/08/20
DescriptionSimon Kolstoe states that part of the confusion around face masks is that authorities weren't clear enough from the start about why we need them
Producer/AuthorChina Global Television Network
URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=As-H3HuUKyU&feature=youtu.be
PersonsSimon Kolstoe
TitleDo you really have to wash your mask after every use? Short answer: Yes.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletvox.com
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date13/08/20
DescriptionIn the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, face masks have become a necessity, like keys or your wallet — you can’t leave home without them. For the reusable cloth masks popular with so many people, that means a lot of laundry.
Producer/AuthorIsabella Simonetti
URLhttps://www.vox.com/the-goods/21358558/covid-19-masks-n95-washing-laundry-germs
PersonsSimon Kolstoe
TitleThe expert view on face masks - Alone Together podcast
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Star
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date13/08/20
Description“The scientific evidence of wearing a face mask is uncontroversial. There is plenty of evidence from other studies that wearing a face mask does prevent infection and is helpful when prevention control is an issue.”
Producer/AuthorMorven McIntyre
URLhttps://www.thestar.co.uk/health/expert-view-face-masks-alone-together-podcast-2941139
PersonsSimon Kolstoe
TitleDo face masks actually work? The evidence on whether face coverings protect against coronavirus as UK rules change
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe i
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date22/07/20
DescriptionSimon Kolstoe interviewed about the wearing of face masks, saying people need to be trained in how to wear PPE and it’s not just a case of ‘slinging on’ a mask
Producer/AuthorSerina Sandhu
URLhttps://inews.co.uk/news/uk/face-masks-work-coverings-coronavirus-rules-uk-change-evidence-558489
PersonsSimon Kolstoe

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