Supermasks, Welsh Wisdom and KitKats

Apr 06, 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!)
https://www.youtu

Tristan Barlow and Agi Katz Yoga Dynamics
https://www.facebook.com/tayogadynamics/

Articles about facemasks

Michael Klompas et al: Universal Masking in Hospitals in the Covid-19 Era. New England Journal of Medicine, 1 April 2020
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp2006372?query=featured_coronavirus

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
https://academic.oup.com/ije/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ije/dyaa044/5813980?searchresult=1

To help stop coronavirus, everyone should be wearing face masks. The science is clear. Article by Jeremy Howard, University of San Francisco
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/04/why-wear-a-mask-may-be-our-best-weapon-to-stop-coronavirus

Roman Wolfel et al: Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Nature, 1 April 2020
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2196-x

Video by Nobel-prize winning virologist Harold Varmus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OSz5Gr7gG0&feature=youtu.be