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Ask KHN-PolitiFact: Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough? The 2022 Edition  

By Editor - Wed Jan 12, 5:22 am

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The highly transmissible omicron variant is sweeping the U.S., causing a huge spike in covid-19 cases and overwhelming many hospital systems. Besides urging Americans to get vaccinated and boosted, public health officials are recommending that people upgrade from their cloth masks to higher-quality medical-grade masks. But what does this even mean? At a recent Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing , top public health officials displayed different types of masking. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, wore what appeared to be a surgical mask layered under a cloth mask, while Dr

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Ask KHN-PolitiFact: Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough? The 2022 Edition

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