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CDC updates mask guidance, says N95s offer ‘highest protection’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated its guidance on masks for the general public, now saying that people "may choose" to wear N95 and KN95 masks because they offer the best protection against Covid-19.
CDC updates mask guidance, says N95s offer ‘highest protection’
3 days ago|Washington, United States

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CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks

U.S. health officials on Friday encouraged more Americans to wear the kind of N95 or KN95 masks used by health-care workers to slow the spread of the coronavirus. In updated guidance posted late Friday afternoon, CDC officials removed concerns related to supply shortages and more clearly said that properly fitted N95 and KN95 masks provide the most protection. The CDC has evolved its mask guidance throughout the pandemic.

3 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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US CDC revise mask guidelines, recommending "the most protective mask"

[Reuters] --The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised the guidelines for wearing masks for the new coronavirus on the 14th, and recommended that "the mask with the highest protective effect" be worn as much as possible. However, it was not specified to use the "N95" mask.

3 days ago|United Kingdom
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U.S. health officials encourage more Americans to consider N95 and KN95 masks

U.S. health officials on Friday encouraged more Americans to wear the kind of N95 or KN95 masks used by health-care workers to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

3 days ago|Toronto, Canada
CBS Local
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CDC Updates Mask Guidance, Says N95s Offer 'Highest Protection' And Cloth Masks Provide 'Least Protection'

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask information for the American public on Friday, including clarifying that certain types of masks and respirators offer more protection from the coronavirus than others and offering tips on what consumers should look for when shopping for them.“Masking is a critical public health tool to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and it is important to remember that any mask is better…

3 days ago|United States
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CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks

U.S. health officials have updated their mask guidance, encouraging more Americans to wear N95 or KN95 masks

3 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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CDC urges Americans to wear most protective mask or respirator that fits well and that they'll wear consistently

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask information for the American public on Friday, including clarifying that certain types of masks and respirators offer more protection from the coronavirus than others and offering tips on what consumers should look for when shopping for them.

3 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks

U.S. health officials have updated their mask guidance, encouraging more Americans to wear N95 or KN95 masks

3 days ago|United States
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CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks

Those kinds of masks are considered better at filtering the air. But they were in short supply previously, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials had said they should be prioritized for health care workers.

3 days ago|New Delhi, India
CNBC
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CDC updates mask guidance, says N95s offer 'highest protection'

The agency stopped short of recommending one type of mask over another, sticking with previous advice that the best mask is one worn correctly and consistently.

3 days ago|United States
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CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday encouraged more Americans to wear the kind of N95 or KN95 masks used by health-care workers to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Those kinds of masks are considered better at filtering the air.

3 days ago|United States
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