CDC recommends ‘voluntary’ mask-wearing, Trump says he might not wear one
President Trump commends the first responders and discusses the Centers for Disease Control and Protection’s guidelines that suggest people wear masks and continue social distancing measures.
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It’s a good idea to wear a face covering in public in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — even if President Trump won’t be.
The CDC changed its recommendation Friday to urge Americans to wear cloth face covering made from household items like a T-shirt or a non-surgical mask when out in public. Officials said people who lack symptoms may be carrying the virus and transmitting it to others by speaking, coughing or sneezing.