COVID-19 is now the third leading cause of death in the United States, FDA announces emergency authorization for convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19, and are neck gaiters useful as face coverings? Turns out yes, they are fine.
With the end of mask-wearing not being anywhere in sight, entrepreneurs are finding innovative ways to make them at least more comfortable. By holding the fabric just a few millimeters away from the nose and mouth, the new HeartForm mask accessory facilitates breathing, keeps wet face mask material away from the face, and makes it easier to talk. Paul Dobbins tells us more about what he and his partner Maggie Dobbins created.
And everyone is hoping for a COVID 19 vaccine to come around as soon as possible. But how soon is...too soon? Russia says they have a vaccine and other places say they will have one by the end of the year. I talked to Dr. Jeremy Levin about the latest in COVID vaccines - he is a scientist and the Chairman of the global Biotechnology Innovation Organization.