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Mask mandate in Kansas helped slow the spread of COVID-19, CDC research finds

The mask mandate issued by the Kansas governor over the summer facilitated a decrease in coronavirus cases, a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday found.
Mask mandate in Kansas helped slow the spread of COVID-19, CDC research finds
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A new CDC report found that Kansas counties who complied with a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases compared to counties that didn't

The CDC found that counties in Kansas that opted out of the statewide mask mandate saw their number of cases jump by 100% over the period studied.

6 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Kansas issued a face mask order. Counties that opted out saw COVID-19 cases rise 100% in 6 weeks, CDC says

Kansas counties that upheld the governor's face mask order saw a decline in cases while counties that opted out saw cases rise, a new report says.

6 months ago|United States
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Masks mandates worked to slow the spread of Covid-19 in Kansas, CDC research shows

While they may be unpopular in some places, mask mandates work to slow the spread of Covid-19, according to new research published Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

6 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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Mask mandate in Kansas helped slow the spread of COVID-19, CDC research finds

The mask mandate issued by the Kansas governor over the summer facilitated a decrease in coronavirus cases, a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday found.

6 months ago|Washington, United States
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Mask Mandate Successfully ‘Mitigated’ Coronavirus Transmission In Kansas, CDC Study Finds

Kansas counties that opted to enforce Gov. Laura Kelly's mask mandate experienced a decline in coronavirus cases while counties that didn't saw cases double.

6 months ago|Washington, United States
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Mask Mandates Work To Slow Spread Of Coronavirus, Kansas Study Finds

When the state of Kansas issued a mask mandate, 81 counties opted out. Researchers found coronavirus infection rates rose sharply in the opt-out counties, while falling in those that required masks.(Image credit: Ada daSilva/Getty Images)

6 months ago|Washington, United States
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Masks mandates worked to slow the spread of Covid-19 in Kansas, CDC research shows

While they may be unpopular in some places, mask mandates work to slow the spread of Covid-19, according to new research published Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Since Covid-19 spreads predominantly through respiratory droplets, wearing a mask can protect others from the person wearing the mask who may have Covid-19. This month, the CDC released guidance that said masks can protect the wearer, too, by filtering incom…

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Masks mandates worked to slow the spread of Covid-19 in Kansas, CDC research shows

While they may be unpopular in some places, mask mandates work to slow the spread of Covid-19, according to new research published Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Since Covid-19 spreads predominantly through respiratory droplets, wearing a mask can protect others from the person wearing the mask who may have Covid-19. This month, the CDC released guidance that said masks can protect the wearer, too, by filtering incom…

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Masks mandates worked to slow the spread of Covid-19 in Kansas, CDC research shows - Local News 8

While they may be unpopular in some places, mask mandates work to slow the spread of Covid-19, according to new research published Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Since Covid-19 spreads predominantly through respiratory droplets, wearing a mask can protect others from the person wearing the mask who may have Covid-19. This month, the CDC released guidance that said masks can protect the wearer, too, by filtering incom…

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Mask mandates work against Covid-19 spread. Here's proof.

More than half of the states now mandate face coverings in public.

6 months ago|United States
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