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It might be time to mask up again

(Tommie Lee/953MNC)

Thanks to the uptick in respiratory illnesses, and the alarming new spread of COVID strains nationwide, a leading infectious disease expert recommends masking up again.

Data collected by the COVID States Project suggests only 26% of Americans reported wearing masks outside of their homes in October. That’s a drop of as many as 50% from 2020 and 2021.

The CDC reports that COVID still accounts for 386 deaths per day in the U.S.

Dr. Diego Hijano at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, says wearing a mask protects people from COVID and the other respiratory viruses that have seen an increase this season, and vaccination is also an important step to be healthy through the season.

 

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5 comments

Dave+Owens December 29, 2022 at 6:03 pm

Wearing a mask doe’s not stop a virus he full of it . It’s about control he’s a fool how is over paid

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Eric December 29, 2022 at 8:43 pm

Nope , never have, never will

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Aaron December 29, 2022 at 11:24 pm

Never again

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Charles U Farley December 30, 2022 at 12:44 pm

If you see a Doctor who still thinks masks and COVID vaccines work, you’re seeing a propagandist and not a doctor.

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Keith December 31, 2022 at 5:57 pm

Fearmongering

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