Greece will be making the use of face masks for coronavirus protection optional at schools,…
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Scientists have developed a coating suitable for almost any type of fabric, such as face masks, which can reduce the infectivity of SARS-CoV-2, a strain of coronavirus that causes COVID-19, by up to 90%. The researchers have applied for a patent for the technology in the United States with hospital fabrics and sportswear companies already showing interest.
From midnight tonight, wearing face masks across Greater Sydney NSW will be a compulsory and legal requirement in indoor venues including places of worship such as Greek Orthodox churches; in addition to cinemas, gaming areas, on public transport and for staff at hospitality venues, with failure to do so resulting in a $200 fine starting Monday.
The Hellenic Initiative Australia has launched an online Winter Appeal to support people in Greece facing severe hardship over the coming months.