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  1. Arti says:

    Yes, if you are in a public place where you will encounter other people, you should wear a mask. Look for a mask made with at least two layers of fabric. Face masks help contain respiratory droplets that can transmit SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, from people who do not know they have the virus. Professional masks should be reserved for health care workers caring for patients on the front lines. The mask should have ear loops or ties so you can adjust it. For people who wear glasses, look for a mask with a bendable border at the top so you can mold the mask to fit the bridge of your nose and prevent your glasses from fogging. Like N95 respirators, these masks are used by

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