Self-tests, FFP2 … Mass distribution breaks prices and “loots” pharmacies

FFP2 masks sold off, self-tests at cost prices … Large retailers are sacrificing their margins on anti-Covid products, to the chagrin of pharmacists who are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain supplies. After frost, gloves or surgical masks, large retailers are once again on the front line in the sale of products against Covid. In … Read more

faced with the Omicron variant, should the wearing of FFP2 masks be generalized?

In a room of the medical intensive care unit of the Louis Pasteur hospital in Colmar (Haut-Rhin), on December 1, 2021. LUCAS BARIOULET FOR “THE WORLD” To deal with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, should the use of FFP2 type masks, which are more filtering than so-called surgical masks, be extended? Due to the great … Read more

FFP2 masks protect no better than surgical masks because … – BZ Berlin

B.Z. Millions of German citizens torment themselves with FFP2 masks in the office, on buses and trains, when meeting friends – these masks do not provide any better protection against corona due to often incorrect use. In a letter to the Ministry of Health, the head of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), Prof. Lothar Wieler, … Read more