Sunday 26 April 2015

Sandstorm in Bahrain sparks rush for masks

Asthmatics and people suffering from dust allergies were rushing out to buy protective clothing and equipment yesterday (April 2) as Wednesday night's sandstorm persisted into the day. Pharmacies across Bahrain told the Gu


Haj pilgrims advised to wear masks

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has advised Haj pilgrims to wear face masks in the holy cities to protect themselves from the deadly MERS virus, said a report. "Pilgrims should wear protective masks that cover the nos


Saudi asks pilgrims to wear mask over virus fear

Health officials in Saudi Arabia have asked pilgrims visiting its holy sites to wear masks in crowded places to stop the spread of the MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) coronavirus. A list of requirements issued by the healt


New mask ‘effective against flu, corona virus’

Viroblock, a Swiss start-up, has developed a novel face-mask containing technology that effectively traps and kills H1N1 flu and human corona viruses that pass through air, a statement said. Aimed at helping protect people from th

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