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Razer's Zephyr face mask aka Project Hazel with RGB lighting is finally available for sale at $100!
While the company has dropped some high-end features, the RGB lit filters remain.
Burned-out health care workers are nearing a breaking point, the W.H.O. warns.
The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to do more to protect health care workers, saying that they are increasingly plagued by anxiety, burnout, illness and death on the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
UK government ordered to reveal firms awarded 'VIP' Covid contracts
The UK government has been ordered to reveal which companies were given "VIP" access to multimillion-pound contracts for the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the early months of the Covid pandemic, in a ruling from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
Government ordered to reveal companies in 'VIP lane' for Covid contracts
Boris Johnson's government has been ordered to reveal the names of all the companies in a special "VIP lane" for contracts handed out during the Covid crisis.
Ontario health officials tell doctors to see patients in person rather than virtually | CBC News
The Ontario government is urging all doctors to care for patients in person rather than virtually, saying it's now safe given high COVID-19 vaccination rates and readily available personal protective equipment.
York region teacher says he faced suspension without pay for wearing N95 mask in class | CBC News
Three York Region teachers who've chosen to buy and wear N95-style masks in the classroom say they've been threatened with disciplinary action because only board-issued but less-protective blue surgical masks are allowed.
Covid bereaved voice anguish at 'ignored' UK virus planning report
Families bereaved by Covid have expressed pain at revelations that a government exercise modelling a large-scale coronavirus outbreak recommended four years before the pandemic that better preparations were needed in key areas including building stockpiles of personal protective equipment (PPE) and a contact-tracing system.
'Secret' PPE contract handed to Tory donor's firm now worth 11m
Boris Johnson's government has been urged to end "secrecy" after it emerged that a Covid contract handed to a Conservative Party donor's firm is still under wraps after 18 months.
Court dismisses judicial review from nurses' union demanding better PPE | CBC News
A judicial review brought on by the The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) that demanded better access to personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect its members has been dismissed.
Report: Corruption at S Africa health ministry during COVID
JOHANNESBURG - A report into dealings by senior officials at South Africa's health ministry during the coronavirus pandemic was made public Wednesday, revealing corruption, fraud and the misappropriation of millions of dollars meant to aid the fight against COVID-19.