Ask KHN-PolitiFact: Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough? 2022 Edition

Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News The highly contagious omicron variant is taking the US by storm, causing a huge spike in covid-19 cases and crushing many hospital systems. In addition to urging Americans to get vaccinated and supplement, public health officials are recommending that people switch from cloth masks to higher-quality medical-grade masks. But what …