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‘I’m tired of wearing a mask too’: Psaki expresses fatigue inside fully masked White House

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said she empathizes with those who are growing impatient with the current health guidance on mask-wearing amid criticism by Republicans that federal experts are trailing behind mandate-dropping states. The decision to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a matter of principle, Psaki suggested. “Our objective is… Read More »

CDC study finds easing mask and restaurant rules led to more Covid cases and deaths, as some states move to lift restrictions

Patrons Sari and Peter Melendez enjoy lunch at Katz’s Delicatessen, the famous deli founded in 1888, on the first day of the return to indoor dining for New York City, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in New York, February 12, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Easing mask mandates and reopening restaurants have led to… Read More »

Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Easing state Covid restrictions but keeping mask mandates a good compromise

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he believes governors are right to begin easing Covid restrictions on businesses as long as mask policies remain in place. The former Food and Drug Administration commissioner made his comments on “Squawk Box” one day after Democratic Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced a host of changes set to take effect… Read More »

Study: Face Shields Not a Good Mask Substitute

The mask with the valve performed as expected — sending unfiltered droplets into the surrounding air. “Over time, these droplets can disperse over a wide area in both lateral and longitudinal directions, albeit with decreasing droplet concentration,” researcher Manhar Dhanak, a professor at FAU, said in a statement from the university. The standard mask, on… Read More »