January 13, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeffrey D. Zients indicated that the U.S. is considering giving high-quality masks to Americans. However, he offered no details about what type of masks might be distributed, how many, or when. Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to ship three free N95 masks to every U.S. resident. The bill would earmark $5 billion for domestic manufacturing, procurement, and distribution of N95s and order the U.S. Postal Service to deliver the masks to homes. Articles here, here, and here)