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Pandemic masks have an unintended effect on intrusive facial recognition software

Masked protestors at Black Lives Matter protests are tripping face recognition tech used by police, as error rates are as high as 50 pc.

28 Jul 2020 6:53 PM

Virus Politics: Americans divided as US hits new COVID-19 record every day

US reported another single-day virus record on Thursday as well with more than 60,500 COVID-19 cases

10 Jul 2020 9:53 AM

With over 130,000 deaths in US, Facebook will advise use of face masks, despite opposition by many

The social network said it would include alerts at the top of feeds on Facebook and Instagram, starting in the United States.

03 Jul 2020 5:55 PM

Scientists call to retract study claiming coronavirus spread is mainly airborne

The study also says noted that wearing of face masks in public corresponds to the most effective means to prevent the spread of COVID-19

19 Jun 2020 1:33 PM

Kerala: Rs 5000 fine for not wearing masks in Wayanad

The police will invoke the Kerala Police Act (KPA) 118 E and a case will be registered against an individual who fails to wear a mask

29 Apr 2020 3:59 PM

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89 million faulty face masks seized in inspection in China

To eliminate faulty products, China released new rules saying even non-medical masks must meet both national and international standards

26 Apr 2020 2:32 PM

Mahindra’s Detroit auto plant now produces face shields, other medical supplies

About 20 employees at Mahindra's Auburn Hills site are making aspiration boxes from plastic polycarbonate windshields

16 Apr 2020 1:53 PM

COVID-19 virus can last on face masks for a week, banknotes for days: Study

The study found that the COVID-19 virus can stick to stainless steel and plastic surfaces for up to four days

06 Apr 2020 1:11 PM

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