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Face Masks

  1. plagued
    What Is the Risk of Catching BA.5 Outdoors?More transmissible variants are more transmissible no matter where you are exposed, but avoiding COVID outside is a lot like avoiding it inside.
  2. just asking questions
    Seriously, the Pandemic Isn’t OverA long conversation with Dr. Abraar Karan about the possibility of a BA.2 wave, how the U.S. is still vulnerable, and what to do with our face masks.
  3. covid-19
    The CDC Says Most Americans Can Take Off Their MasksAccording to the agency’s new COVID-risk guidelines, counties representing 70 percent of the U.S. population can now go mask free.
  4. covid-19
    How to Get Free N95 Masks From the GovernmentThe Biden administration is distributing 400 million free N95 masks through pharmacies and health centers. Here’s what we know about the program.
  5. covid-19
    New York State’s Mask Mandate Reinstated, For NowA state appellate court judge granted a stay after the state sued to block an earlier ruling which struck down the mandate.
  6. omicron
    Seriously, Upgrade Your Face MaskOmicron is everywhere. Infectious-disease doctor Abraar Karan explains why it’s long past time to start wearing high-filtration respirators like N95s.
  7. politics
    Representatives Greene and Clyde Fined Over $100k for Refusing to MaskIt’s a small price to pay for right-wing martyrdom.
  8. covid-19
    Universal Face-Mask Mandates Are Back. Here’s What to Know.Amid the Delta wave, the CDC is once again recommending indoor mask mandates, including in all schools. But the debate remains politically fraught.
  9. covid-19
    CDC Throws Cold Water on Hot Vax SummerOfficials recommend the fully vaccinated mask up where the virus is surging, as new science shows they can transmit the Delta variant.
  10. covid-19
    Vaccinated Kids Can Go Maskless in School, CDC SaysThe agency issued new guidance in which schools are advised to fully reopen this fall.
  11. covid-19
    When Can Biden (and the Rest of Us) Take Off Our Masks?Even the fully vaccinated, like the president, are told to cover their faces. How much longer?
  12. covid-19
    Biden Will Ask Americans to Wear Masks for 100 DaysMeanwhile, the CDC recommended “universal mask use” for the first time on Friday for whenever people are outside their homes.
  13. the pandemic president
    Trump Attempts Sober Pose in Resurrected COVID-19 BriefingThe president read a prepared statement word-for-word, recommended masks without downplaying them, and acknowledged the pandemic would get worse.
  14. the national interest
    American Death CultWhy has the Republican response to the pandemic been so mind-bogglingly disastrous?
  15. coronavirus
    These Are the Stores Requiring Customers to Wear MasksWalmart is joining Costco, Starbucks, and Best Buy in requiring shoppers to cover their faces to avoid spreading COVID-19.
  16. the pandemic president
    99 Days Later, Trump Finally Wears a Face Mask in PublicIt only took more than three months, 3.2 million COVID-19 infections, and 134,000 deaths for Trump to follow and model CDC guidance a single time.
  17. vision 2020
    Texas Republicans Holding in-Person Convention in a Coronavirus Hot SpotIf things go wrong in Houston, it could be an omen for the packed hall Trump is insisting on for his convention in Jacksonville.
  18. vision 2020
    Trump Campaign Reportedly Orders Red ‘Trump-Branded’ Face MasksMove over, MAGA hat.
  19. coronavirus
    Face Mask Merch Has, Inevitably, ArrivedYou too can be a responsible citizen while showing love for your favorite cartoon character or hapless local NBA franchise.
  20. coronavirus
    Philly Police Drag Man From Bus for Not Wearing a Face MaskA viral video of the incident forced Philadelphia transit authorities to rescind a coronavirus-prompted policy mandating that customers wear masks.