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Flu widespread in 49 US states, flu mask one option

Influenza is unusually rampant this year as 49 US states report widespread flu cases. This could a year to consider adding a flu mask to your health arsenal (though please note my important disclaimer). Three factors make this particular season particularly severe. The first is the that the number of flu cases has tripled over…




The development of mask fashion Part I: The 20th century

At what point did mask manufacturers begin seriously thinking about masks as a utilitarian fashion accessory? It’s not clear. But it is clear that the development of mask fashion has accelerated throughout the decades. While originally for industrial and medical purposes, protective masks seem to have been available to the American consumer throughout most of…