Supermasks, Welsh Wisdom and KitKats

Episode 7,   Apr 06, 2020, 09:57 PM

We debate opening windows, the controversial topic of facemasks, and hear from 83-year-old family friend Gloria Jenkins in Cardiff about how she is coping with self-isolation.

Links and references:

National Theatre Live (youtube and free!)

Tristan Barlow and Agi Katz Yoga Dynamics

Articles about facemasks

Michael Klompas et al: Universal Masking in Hospitals in the Covid-19 Era. New England Journal of Medicine, 1 April 2020

Ka Hung Chan, Kwok-Yung Yuen: COVID-19 epidemic: disentangling the re-emerging controversy about medical facemasks from an epidemiological perspective. International Journal of Epidemiology, 31 March 2020

To help stop coronavirus, everyone should be wearing face masks. The science is clear. Article by Jeremy Howard, University of San Francisco

Roman Wolfel et al: Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Nature, 1 April 2020

Video by Nobel-prize winning virologist Harold Varmus