Sign in

Elemental
Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Masks

In Elemental. More on Medium.

Three CDC studies show the benefits of masks and vaccination in reducing kids’ risk of Covid infection, hospitalization and death

Photo: Mira Kireeva / Unsplash


Covid restrictions may feel permanent. Denmark’s experience shows they don’t need to be.


The CDC’s partial-reversal on mask-wearing is long overdue, but the damage is done

Photo: Raychel Espiritu/Unsplash


Three factors to consider when deciding

Photo: Arturo Rey/Unsplash


Anyone need a 25-gallon drum of hand sanitizer?

Photo: Tai's Captures/Unsplash


If you’re confused by the latest recommendations, you’re not alone

Three mask-wearing individuals in different colored boxes (green, yellow, and red) indicating varying levels of Covid-19 risk.
Image: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Facing the more contagious coronavirus requires better fit and filtering, or doubling up, and watching out for fakes

Photo: PansLaos/Getty Images


We’ll be wearing masks for a while. Everything you need to know about this new fixture in our lives.

Illustration: Peter Gabriel Gehrman


People are reporting that wearing masks make them feel less anxious and more confident

Photo: LeoPatrizi/Getty Images


The rise of the ‘smize’

A man smiling while wearing a protective face mask.
Photo: kyonntra/E+/Getty Images

Elemental

Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store