McConnell and other GOP senators, such as Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioHillicon Valley: Facebook removes Trump post | TikTok gets competitor | Lawmakers raise grid safety concerns Skepticism grows over Friday deadline for coronavirus deal ACLU targets Democrats, Republicans with mobile coronavirus billboards MORE (R-Fla.), have instead emphasized the importance of masks. … [Read more...] about McConnell: Wearing a mask is ‘single most significant thing’ to fight pandemic
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As the coronavirus outbreak accelerated across the UK in March, it became clear that the country lacked enough masks, gloves, gowns and other protective gear for health care workers and nursing home staff. That sparked a race to buy billions of pieces of equipment from suppliers around the world. … [Read more...] about Boris Govt Admits 50 Million Masks It Purchased Are Unusable
“You don’t want to be constantly touching the mask, moving it around your face,” Balmes said. “You’re bringing your hand up to the area where you can bring the virus up to your nose and mouth. Proper attention to how you wear a mask and mask hygiene is important.” … [Read more...] about No, wearing a mask does not cut off your oxygen. Here are the facts.
And Sen. Dianne Feinstein has been pushing for legislation to make federal coronavirus relief funds to states contingent on whether they have imposed requirements to wear masks in public. She has written a letter to Senate leaders Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., calling for such a provision, and she wrote an op-ed asking for a national mask mandate. … [Read more...] about A mask in every mailbox? California Democrats up pressure campaign in Congress
“The Department of Transportation and FAA have been clear that passengers should wear face coverings while traveling by air, for their own protection and the protection of those around them. We expect the traveling public to follow airline crew directions and policies, which are in place for passenger protection and the health of air crews,” an FAA spokesman said Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Debate on face masks divides air-travel industry