N95 Respirator Masks

N95 Respirator Mask

Over the past year, face masks have become an important part of the fight against COVID-19. Even though vaccines against the virus are now widely available, many areas still recommended wearing some type of face mask when on public transportation, in public indoor spaces, or in crowded outdoor spaces. There are many different varieties of masks available on the market today, so choosing the best type to wear can be confusing. One type of mask that is highly recommended by health professionals and the general public is N95 respirator masks.…

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Puerto Rico to open vaccinations to all amid COVID-19 spike

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Wednesday that officials will start vaccinating all those 16 and older beginning Monday, prompting celebrations across a U.S. territory facing a spike in COVID-19 cases. Currently, only people 50 years and older as well as anyone 35 to 49 with chronic health conditions are authorized to receive a vaccine. More than 1 million vaccines have been administered since inoculations on the island of 3.2 million began in December. “We continue to face a terrible pandemic, along with the entire world,…

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Puerto Rico vaccinates thousands in 15-hour mass event

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of people were vaccinated against COVID-19 on Wednesday as part of a mass inoculation event in Puerto Rico’s capital that was scheduled to last 15 hours. It was the first event of its kind since the U.S. territory began vaccinating people in mid-December. Officials hoped to vaccinate 10,000 people with the single-dose Johnson & Johnson shot during the event that would run from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. By late Wednesday afternoon, more than 5,000 vaccines were given, according to Health Secretary Carlos…

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