Face Masks

2020, a year that battered humanity

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 01:00 GMT

The year 2020 was not the most amazing year for many people. Since its early months, the world have been witnessing jaw-dropping events at a very rapid pace.

Egypt lifts ban on alcohol derivatives, face masks export amid relatively low coronavirus cases

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 05:15 GMT

Egypt in March imposed a temporary ban a month after the crisis started in the North African country, in a bid to avoid shortage of medical equipment necessary to fight coronavirus. As per the canceled ban, exporting them was punishable by law no. 95 of 1945 by up to 7 years in prison.

WHO changes COVID-19 mask guidance: Wear one if you can't keep your distance

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 08:35 GMT

The World Health Organization is broadening its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic and said Friday it is now advising that in areas where the virus is spreading.

Cutting the used face masks, gloves prevents illegal trafficking in medical waste: Minister

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 02:58 GMT

The used gloves and face masks should be washed with water and soap for 20 seconds, and then be cut into small parts to prevent re-using them. Finally, it is safe to dispose of them inside a plastic bag.

Factories to adopt approved specifications for mask production: PM

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 12:31 GMT

Madbouli followed up on the state’s efforts to curb the spread of the novel virus and ensure the provision of medical supplies inside the hospitals that receive coronavirus patients.

Learn about types of face masks and their effectiveness in preventing coronavirus infection

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 02:52 GMT

et presents the types of masks and their effectiveness in protecting against the new coronavirus, according to the Times of India and varsoy healthcare website.

China ‘returns favor,’ hands Egypt medical aid: Amb.

Sun, 10 May 2020 - 04:14 GMT

The shipment includes 10,000 N95 respirator masks, 10,000 protective suits, 70,000 DNA detectors, Ambassador Liao Liqiang said in a Twitter post.

COVID-19 in Egypt: Wearing face masks to be obligatory in public areas

Sun, 26 Apr 2020 - 03:37 GMT

The crisis of COVID-19 will last until the end of 2020; Egypt will increase transportation means to prevent any possible crowding.

Cairo factory to raise daily production of masks to 500,000: Ministry

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 12:24 GMT

A factory to manufacture face masks in Cairo will increase its production lines to five, to raise the daily production to 500,000 masks, the Egyptian Health Ministry said.

Pics: Coronavirus measures taken in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 02:27 GMT

The measures include screening laborers, technicians and engineers before they enter their sites and maintaining social distancing.

COVID-19: How to dispose of used face mask, gloves to prevent infection among garbage collectors

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 01:37 GMT

The used gloves and face mask should be washed with water and soap for 20 seconds, and then be cut into small parts.

Video: Sisi inspects preventive measures against coronavirus in construction site

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 04:25 GMT

The president affirmed the need to stick to preventive measures to avoid infection with the novel virus, including wearing face masks and avoiding large gatherings.