CDC recommends double masks to help protect against COVID-19

CDC recommends double masks to help protect against COVID-19 (cbsnews.com)

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After months of demands for federal health officials to update mask recommendations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new guidelines Wednesday that include wearing well-fitting face masks or two masks at a time to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

The updated guidance follows the release of new research from the CDC which tested various masks in a lab setting and found evidence that combining a cloth mask over a surgical mask could dramatically reduce both the spread of the virus to others and exposure to the virus oneself.

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Submitted by Admin on Thu, 02/11/2021 - 19:37