Some cities are discussing returns to indoor masking. Here's what you need to know.
July 26,2022 - It's a confusing time, yet again, in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Consider this: Covid-19 cases are increasing across the US, driven by the most transmissible variant of the coronavirus yet. Reinfections are up too, and may increase the likelihood of new health problems. Even President Joe Biden has contracted the virus, forcing him to work in isolation from the White House. Each of these developments is alarming in their own way. But none of them seems to have shaken the public conscious like earlier pandemic news could. In CNN's latest national poll, Covid-19 was a central concern to just 26% of voters, far behind the economy, abortion and the climate crisis.
"Those who prioritize avoiding infection should keep masking -- but make sure they are using an N95 or equivalent (KN95 or KF94), that it's well-fitting, and that they use it in all indoor public spaces."
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