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 »

Research Confirms That Masks Effectively Block Airborne Particles

Research confirms that surgical masks effectively reduce outgoing airborne particles from talking or coughing, even after allowing for leakage around the sides of the mask. Using masks as well as other face coverings can reduce the flow of airborne particles that are made during breathing, talking, coughing or sneezing, protecting other people from viruses carried… Read More »