Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC

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Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC

Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC

[NFA] Speaking at a Senate hearing on U.S. response to the coronavirus, Dr. Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said "face masks are the most important, powerful public health tool we have" to protect people from COVID-19 -- perhaps even more so than a vaccine.

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Lee Ann @DerekScott101 @lyodbraun1 @13abc There are more than hundreds. Show me the one that states a mask mandate is uncon… 59 minutes ago


Sophie Face shields are more effective than fitted masks. We were told to not touch our faces. People touch their faces mo… 1 hour ago


Rae @GhostGirlInCO @WidowWarriors @GovofCO Eek talk about scare tactics. This is not scientific literature that shows t… 2 hours ago


Yogi Barrister @brandyisme Doesn't really matter. Masks are 3 to 8% effective against a coronavirus and the point of wearing them… 2 hours ago


Blue Collar Boy There is literally no reason why we can’t have the economy get started back up. Masks whether they are effective or… 3 hours ago


Larry Smith @NGirrard @GovMLG @NMDOH Cdc head says masks are likely more effective than the vaccine likely will be. 3 hours ago


kelly greene @germocrat @hochbergjason @DrTomFrieden How are masking and social distancing killing people; remember I said no lo… 4 hours ago


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