The need for masks has skyrocketed in recent weeks in response to COVID-19. To address this challenge, an interdisciplinary research team at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities has designed two respirator mask prototypes from donated filter material by Cummins and bendable components from Bedford Industries.
It is startling to see the words “now in the third year of the pandemic” in print, but here we are.
The CDC has switched from talking about being “fully vaccinated” to staying “up to date on vaccinations.”
President Gabel announced some drop in the mask policy on UMN Twin Cities campus. But does that mean we're out of the clear?