Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Chicago Teachers Union, Washington discussed on C-SPAN Programming

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And welcome back to Washington today, a couple more headlines the Biden administration urging the Supreme Court to uphold the affordable Care act to reversal from the Trump administration's backing of a constitutional challenge to the health care law. And the Chicago Teachers Union approving the deal with the country's third largest school district to get students back in class during the Corona virus pandemic, ending an immediate threat of a teacher. Lockout or strike agreement includes more teacher vaccinations and metrics to allow school closures when covert 19 infections spike New U. S government research on masks. Finding two is better than one to slow the spread of the current virus and even a single mask and how it fits is very, very important doctor will show Wolinski, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this new study, researchers used experiments in the laboratory, not the real world to assess how different strategies to improve the fit of masks, impacts of masked ability to block aerosolized particles emitted during a simulated coughed, as well as to reduce exposure to Marisol particles admitted during simulated breathing. The size of the aerosol particles in the experiment were designed to mimic the respiratory drugs with her car particles most important for person to person transmission of stars Kobe to the virus that causes covered 19 Specifically, the experiments compared the performance of no mask, a single cloth face mask and a single medical procedure. Math Mass with two approaches to improve the mask fit of the surgical mask, wearing the cloth mask over the procedure, mask and nodding and tucking the ear loops of the medical procedure. Math. In the study, wearing any type of mask performs significantly better than not wearing a mask and well fitting masked provided the greatest performance both of blocking emitted aerosols and exposure of air assaults to the receiver in the breathing experiment, having both the source and the receiver where masks modified to fit better reduce the receivers exposure by more than 95% compared to know Basket off these experimental data reinforced TDC's prior guidance that everyone two years of age or older should wear a mask when in public and round, others in the home in the home, not living with you. We continue to recommend that mask should have two or more layers completely. Cover your nose and mouth and fit snugly against your nose and the size of your face. I want to be clear that these new scientific data released today do not change the specific recommendations about who should wear a mask or when they should wear one..

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