Should You Wear a Mask on a Plane, Bus, or Train?

By Daniel Merino, Speech A judge in Florida on April 18, 2022 Removed federal authority requiring passengers to wear masks on public transport. While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that passengers wear masks on airplanes, trains or buses, this is no longer a requirement. When asked whether people should wear masks …

What is the Best Mask for COVID-19? A Mechanical Engineer Explains

With Christian L’Orange, Colorado State University The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidelines on masks and respirators several times over the past two years, with its most recent update on January 14, 2022. The update states that cloth face coverings offer the least amount of protection. coronavirus compared to surgical masks …

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 …

Here’s Why the CDC Recommends You Wear a Mask Indoors Even If You Do:

By Peter Chin-Hong, University of California, San Francisco Vaccinated people need to wear masks againAccording to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On July 27, 2021, the CDC announced that everyone in the country Regions with high COVID-19 infection rates Wear a mask in public indoors, regardless of vaccination status. This is a …

Being Vaccinated Doesn’t Mean You Have to Go Without a Mask. Here’s Why.

Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News For more than a year, public health officials have repeatedly told us that masks save lives. They warned us to stay away from our neighbors who were turning into disease carriers before our eyes. Now they tell us that if we get vaccinated, we no longer need to wear …