As additional variants of Covid-19 make their way around the globe, Dr Anthony Fauci has suggested that wearing two masks may increase protection against the virus.
With chronic face mask shortages in the midst of a virus outbreak, Hong Kongers have started making their own — with a pop-up production line and seamstresses churning them out on sewing machines.
Medical mask shortage has driven Thailand health authorities to promote the use of homemade cloth masks among its public who are scrambling to fortify their defenses against the growing infection.
Abu Dhabi Police have distributed face masks and personal protective supplies among residents of a number of areas in the capital, including Musaffah, Al Mafraq and Al Shawamekh in addition to Al Ain City, as part of the "For Your Safety" Campaign.
They seized more than two million medical masks of unknown origin, tens of thousands of fake labels, packages and covers for several brands and thousands of thermometers.
Dior, which is also owned by LVMH, the world's biggest luxury goods group, has been making masks since the end of last month for hospital staff.
We may debate the medical efficacy of masks as an effective deterrent to the spread of the coronavirus, but one thing is for sure: Masks will change the way we communicate by hiding many of our nonverbal interactions.
The Committee explained that the new guidelines take into account the exceptional situations of some categories of people including people of determination, children, and those with chronic respiratory conditions.
From which material to use to putting ointment on the sensitive areas of your face, here are all the ways you can care for your skin while wearing a mask.