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Live, from NPR news I'm Shay Stevens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published new evidence that face coverings can prevent the spread of covid nineteen as NPR's Alison Allbright reports. The agency is calling on all Americans to wear masks in public early in the epidemic health authorities discouraged healthy people from wearing facial covering citing lack of evidence, but in early April. CDC Changed its guidance and announced a voluntary policy encouraging people to wear non-medical masks or homemade face coverings. Now CD director Robert Redfield says. New evidence shows face. Coverings are one of the most powerful weapons. We have to stop the spread. Spread of the virus he points to two case studies one from a Boston hospital system that found universal masking reduced transmission of the virus, another from Missouri that showed wearing a mask, prevented the spread of infection from to hairstylist to their customers Allison Aubrey NPR news former US Attorney General Jeff sessions has lost a runoff to try to regain a US. Senate CD held for twenty years. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports that sessions was defeated by a candidate who was endorsed by president trump political newcomer. Tommy Tub reveal a former Auburn University football coach. The GOP nomination to advance to the general election against. Senator Doug Jones considered the Senate's most vulnerable Democrat president trump endorsed tub rebel and continued to Berate Jeff sessions for recusing himself from the Russia investigation as attorney general, as he acknowledged defeat from a Hampton, INN and mobile session said he followed the law and has no regrets. Leave.