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Why Haven’t Clear Face Masks Caught On Yet?

Even though protective masks have become more common, transparent versions that make lip-reading possible aren’t in widespread use in hospitals, schools, or big-box stores.

Source: Why Haven’t Clear Face Masks Caught On Yet?

Some scientists are taking a DIY coronavirus vaccine

Preston Estep was alone in a borrowed laboratory, somewhere in Boston. No big company, no board meetings, no billion-dollar payout from Operation Warp Speed, the US government’s covid-19 vaccine funding program. No animal data. No ethics approval. What he did have: ingredients for a vaccine. And one willing volunteer. Estep swirled together the mixture and…

Source: Some scientists are taking a DIY coronavirus vaccine, and nobody knows if it’s legal or if it works | MIT Technology Review

China is Treating COVID-19 with an Ethnobotanical Formula used for SARS

Despite long-held questions over the efficacy of Chinese traditional medicine, Chinese experts maintain that an herbal formulation based on a nearly 2,000-year-old text is showing promise in treating COVID-19.

Source: VICE – China is Treating COVID-19 With a Blast From the (Distant) Past