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CDC recommends people wear cloth masks in public - but Trump says he won't

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

“The CDC is not recommending the use of medical grade or surgical grade masks," President Donald Trump said, noting they need to be saved for medical professionals.
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Coronavirus in US: Face coverings recommended, but Trump says he won't wear one

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The CDC recommends a reusable basic cloth or fabric mask, Trump said, adding that surgical masks should be reserved for health care workers.
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President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The president emphasized wearing a mask in public is voluntary, and that medical-grade masks are not necessary. (Image credit: Bryan R. Smith/AFP via Getty Images)
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President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The recommendation tells Americans to cover their mouths and noses in public, though medical-grade masks are just for medical workers. President Trump said mask wearing is voluntary. (Image credit: Bryan R. Smith/AFP via Getty Images)
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The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if they go out in public

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if they go out in public

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The CDCis recommending - but not requiring - that people cover their faces if they have to go out in public as the coronavirus spreads across the US.
There isn't much good evidence that masks help prevent infection from spreading in a population, except when you put them on the people who are already sick.
There are also risks associated with wearing a homemade mask: you might just be turning your scarf into a virus-catcher.
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