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CDC reverses earlier guidance and recommends indoor mask wearing for vaccinated individuals

Photo: Orbon Alija/Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday reversed earlier guidance and now recommends that vaccinated individuals wear masks indoors to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The change is due to the spread of the more contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus. From June 19–July 23, COVID-19 cases increased approximately… Read More »

Mask mandate back on in Los Angeles as virus cases rise

Loading the player… Los Angeles County residents will again be required to wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status, while the University of California system said that students, faculty and staff must be inoculated against the coronavirus to return to campuses. The announcements Thursday came amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, most of them… Read More »

A New Astronaut Helmet Promises to Be This Fall’s Must-Have Face Mask

As we head into fall and temperatures begin to drop, it’s vital that we continue to observe public health recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including wearing a face covering. But picking out the right mask for your lifestyle can lead to all kinds of practical considerations. For instance, which masks should we be… Read More »

Not Wearing a Mask on These Airlines Could Land You on the No-Fly List

These airlines are not playing around. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a mask pretty much everywhere has become standard these days. Along with face coverings, airlines have amped up their sanitization procedures and are taking new measures to ensure that everyone travels as safe as possible. Passengers are required to wear a face-covering while… Read More »

Exercising While Wearing a Mask

Wearing a mask during exercise reduces the risk that we will infect someone else with the novel coronavirus if we unwittingly carry the disease. But wearing a mask also affects how the exercise affects us, according to exercise scientists who have begun to look into the effects of covering your face while working out. Their… Read More »