To wear a face mask or not? The advice has been confusing. In China, Hong Kong, and Singapore, the general public has been encouraged to wear masks to prevent getting or spreading the novel coronavirus. In the U.S., a growing chorus of experts have supported mask-wearing for the general public though there are issues with shortages and access. On Friday, the Trump administration recommended that Americans wear basic cloth or fabric face masks when in public to reduce transmission.

 

 

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