High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) and Covid-19: Should I be Worried?

Patients with Hypertension are at Higher Risk for Severe Covid-19 In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has previously published a list of high-risk groups for severe Covid-19 which states that “people with heart disease such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, and hypertension will be at higher risk get severely […]

一篇看懂 Omicron 病毒:和 Delta 有什麼不同?現有疫苗是否有效?

衛生組織將新冠肺炎的變種病毒 B.1.1.529 命名為Omicron,並納入「值得關切」的變種病毒。部分專家稱認為 Omicron 最令人擔憂的部分在於,Omicron 與原始新冠肺炎病毒差異非常大,因此先前研發的疫苗以及藥物的效果可能受影響。


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Getting on a Plane During COVID-19: What You Should Bring at a Glance

All you need to know about taking a plane during Covid-19 Cramming into a metal box with hundreds of people for hours is not an ideal situation to be in during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this is the situation many people would find themselves in as they get on a plane for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New […]

MocaCare Medical Isolation Gowns and Coveralls

MOCACARE is an FDA registered medical device company based in California that has in stock five types of medical-grade isolation gowns (AB1003, AB1004, AC1007, AD1008, and AD1009) and one type of medical-grade coveralls (CC1001). Our products received certificates such as the EU Declaration of Conformity, BSI Certificate of Registration, and Intertek test report.  MOCACARE’s isolation […]

ASTM-rated Masks: Definition and Use

ASTM-rated masks are medical masks that are fluid resistant and have a high degree of filtration efficiency. ASTM-rated masks are rated by three levels, higher-level masks have a higher filtration efficiency and fluid resistance.  ASTM level 1 masks are commonly called procedure masks and ASTM level 2 masks surgical masks. They are usually used by […]

7 Tips on How to Properly Wear a Face Mask

Photo by Thirdman on Pexels.com Now that mask-wearing becomes a daily routine for many during the coronavirus outbreak, it is important to learn how to properly put on and remove a facemask. Before we dive into the details, here are three rules of thumb:  Wash your hands thoroughly before and after handling the mask every […]

The Differences Between N95, KN95, Surgical, and Cloth Masks, Explained

During the coronavirus crisis, mask-wearing and the nation-wide shortage of masks have become hotly discussed topics. You might have already heard the names of many different types of masks: N95 respirator, KN95 respirator, surgical mask, and cloth mask, but are you confused about what each of them means and how they are different?   Read on […]

How and When to Wash Your Hands

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, handwashing is a crucial part of warding off infections and slowing the spread of COVID-19.  The coronavirus can infect you if you have touched your eyes, nose, or mouth after touching an infected person’s bodily secretions or a contaminated surface. Despite the importance of handwashing, a study has shown that people […]

How are N95, Surgical & Cloth Masks Different?

The CDC has officially changed its COVID-19 guideline on mask-wearing and has advised all Americans to wear cloth mask/face-covering in public. Previously, the CDC has advised Americans against wearing any masks—neither medical-grade nor home-made—if they’re not sick or taking care of someone who is sick.  Why has the CDC changed its guideline? This article will […]

Coronavirus Outbreak Again? What Heart Patients Need to Know about Covid-19 (2022 update)

The outbreak and surging case caused by Omicron variants seem to cast a shadow on the previously controlled Covid-19 in 2021. Despite the reported relatively mild symptom of the Omicron variant, it still breaks the Covid-19 hospitalization rate at over 132,000. There were 132,646 people hospitalized with COVID, surpassing the record of 132,051 set in January last […]