CDC recommends people wear cloth masks to prevent spread of COVID-19

CDC recommends people wear cloth masks to prevent spread of COVID-19

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidelines recommending that people wear homemade face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. ’The CDC is additionally advising simple cloth coverings to help people who may have the virus and do not know it keep from transmitting to others’, said Surgeon General Jerome Adams.

Timothy
Timothy
IvoryDove
IvoryDove 1 months

I've been wearing a bandana since the beginning when I go out in public... Not so much to protect myself from airborne droplets, but to prevent me from putting my hands to my face. My wife is sewing facemasks for medical professionals to put over their n-95 masks and give them longer use. The masks take a lot of time. The bandana takes seconds.

Midgetelf
Midgetelf 1 months

I need to go out today, for supplies and beer, and I'm afraid the beer store is gonna think I'm robbing them with the bandana on and gloves. Heh

Daniel
Daniel 1 months

Do yourself one even better. Get a fvckin hair filter mask. They use them for painting.

Indo
Indo 1 months

Scarves did help in manu situations even thru ancient times. We don't always need to too smart, do we !? How's about some sour instead of all the sugar.

TheCurrentModality
TheCurrentModality 1 months

Come on theverge, this has been all over the news all day. Keep up :)

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