January 11, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • The CDC is weighing an update to its mask guidance to recommend that people wear N95 or KN95 masks, the highly protective masks worn by medical workers, if they can do so consistently. The Biden administration has so far declined to officially recommend that people upgrade their masks, though outside experts have repeatedly warned that cloth coverings may not be enough, especially in light of the Omicron variant. (Article here)