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"Americans greeted the lifting of mask mandates on planes, trains, buses, and public transit with a mixture of joy, relief and alarm on Tuesday, marking an abrupt end to a directive that had been widely in place in various forms for nearly _...Read More_
"Americans greeted the lifting of mask mandates on planes, trains, buses, and public transit with a mixture of joy, relief and alarm on Tuesday, marking an abrupt end to a directive that had been widely in place in various forms for nearly _...Read More_
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"A long conversation with Stanford infectious-diseases doctor Abraar Karan about the possibility of the BA.2 subvariant causing another COVID wave, how the U.S. is still vulnerable, and what to do with our N95 and KN95 face masks."
"A long conversation with Stanford infectious-diseases doctor Abraar Karan about the possibility of the BA.2 subvariant causing another COVID wave, how the U.S. is still vulnerable, and what to do with our N95 and KN95 face masks."
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Some Americans cheered the moves, mostly by Democratic governors, but others questioned the timing, with more than 200,000 new virus infections being reported each day.
Some Americans cheered the moves, mostly by Democratic governors, but others questioned the timing, with more than 200,000 new virus infections being reported each day.
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Policymakers need to be humble about what we don’t know, especially with Covid-19.
Policymakers need to be humble about what we don’t know, especially with Covid-19.
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"For the first time since the start of the pandemic, New Jersey districts will be permitted to allow students and teachers to stop wearing masks."
"For the first time since the start of the pandemic, New Jersey districts will be permitted to allow students and teachers to stop wearing masks."
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"An Arlington judge on Friday barred enforcement of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s mask-optional order for schools — a major victory for the seven school boards that sued to stop it, and a sharp rebuke for the new governor."
"An Arlington judge on Friday barred enforcement of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s mask-optional order for schools — a major victory for the seven school boards that sued to stop it, and a sharp rebuke for the new governor."
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"Wearing any kind of mask indoors is associated with significantly better protection from the coronavirus, with high-quality N95 and KN95 masks providing the best chance of avoiding infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention _...Read More_
"Wearing any kind of mask indoors is associated with significantly better protection from the coronavirus, with high-quality N95 and KN95 masks providing the best chance of avoiding infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention _...Read More_
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"Just as free Covid-19 tests are landing in the mailboxes of people who ordered them, the first free N95 masks for the public have started to arrive at US pharmacies, with more on the way in the coming days."
"Just as free Covid-19 tests are landing in the mailboxes of people who ordered them, the first free N95 masks for the public have started to arrive at US pharmacies, with more on the way in the coming days."
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"The US government will begin distribution of 400m free N95 masks to pharmacies and community health centers this week, in the Biden administration’s latest effort to combat a surge in cases caused by the Omicron Covid-19 variant."
"The US government will begin distribution of 400m free N95 masks to pharmacies and community health centers this week, in the Biden administration’s latest effort to combat a surge in cases caused by the Omicron Covid-19 variant."
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Though "this is the largest deployment of personal protective equipment in US history,” it won’t do any good unless people actually wear the masks in public. This is a good move that should have happened a while ago, but I’m still skeptical _...Read More_
Though "this is the largest deployment of personal protective equipment in US history,” it won’t do any good unless people actually wear the masks in public. This is a good move that should have happened a while ago, but I’m still skeptical _...Read More_
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>"Is it okay to walk into a bar if you might sicken someone who might need hospital care?"
>"Is it okay to walk into a bar if you might sicken someone who might need hospital care?"
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CNN: The CDC updated its mask guidelines. What to know about 'the highest level of protection'. >"Many public health experts are recommending people choose _...Read More_
CNN: The CDC updated its mask guidelines. What to know about 'the highest level of protection'. >"Many public health experts are recommending people choose _...Read More_
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When the CDC issued its initial mask guidance in 2020, health officials did not urge the use of the more protective face coverings out of concern that health workers might be unable to get them. But health officials said there are no longer _...Read More_
When the CDC issued its initial mask guidance in 2020, health officials did not urge the use of the more protective face coverings out of concern that health workers might be unable to get them. But health officials said there are no longer _...Read More_
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>"The scientists say the masks help detect COVID with a filter that shows traces of the virus when sprayed with a fluorescent dye containing antibodies."
>"The scientists say the masks help detect COVID with a filter that shows traces of the virus when sprayed with a fluorescent dye containing antibodies."
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>"The only way to stop B.1.1.529 and other mutations is through testing, masks, and getting vaccines to everyone in the world, says the University of Bath’s Kit Yates"
>"The only way to stop B.1.1.529 and other mutations is through testing, masks, and getting vaccines to everyone in the world, says the University of Bath’s Kit Yates"