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Study: Surgical masks more effective than cloth

A new study, the largest of its kind, by a group of scientists from Yale, Stanford and UC Berkeley universities and other institutions has shown that masks, especially surgical masks, are effective at protecting against COVID-19.

Primary school mask mandate counter to international advice

The requirement for children over age 5 to wear a mask in school, if they cannot maintain a distance of 6 feet from others, runs counter to guidance offered by the World Health Organization and the Department of Education in England.

DVDL Requires Face Masks at Offices

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers' Licensing (DVDL) advises the public that face masks are required at all its office locations, effective Monday, September 20.

Mail Call: Face Masks

Editor-in-chief Kevin Morales explains why businesses can ask you to wear a face mask to enter their stores.

Students return to school as masks, social distancing dropped

Parents and teachers have welcomed the announcement that masks and social-distancing requirements are no longer necessary in local schools.

Mask requirements lifted, public gatherings increase under new COVID-19 rules

New COVID-19-suppression regulations, set to be announced today, will see the lifting of masks requirements for inside public places and changes to public-gathering limitations including weddings and funerals.

Using face masks can cause a health issue

While more studies and information are becoming available on the real impact of COVID-19 on our health, no research or explanations have been done...

Can Cayman reopen using masks and social distancing?

My wife and I visited your wonderful island one year ago. We fell in love with Grand Cayman and by the time we left...

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