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COVID-19    Infectious disease    Influenza

Is It Time to Wear a Mask Again?

With the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic seemingly in the rear-view mirror, most of us have thrown away our paper masks, or stuffed them in our back pocket. These days, it’s common to see only one or two people wearing a mask at the supermarket or riding the light rail.

But just as we’ve gotten used to going unmasked in public, storm clouds have been gathering to give us second thoughts.

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date December 21, 2023
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news outletCBS News
Publish DateFebruary 13, 2024

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news outletCancer Center
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news outletNPR
Publish DateFebruary 11, 2024

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