May 26, 2024

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COVID-19: U.S. CDC calls for wearing masks eveb indoors

COVID-19: U.S. CDC calls for wearing masks eveb indoors

COVID-19: U.S. CDC calls for wearing masks eveb indoors. COVID-19 pneumonia has caused more than 277,000 deaths in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its epidemic prevention guidelines on the 4th, urging people to wear masks even when they are indoors. This is the first time the CDC has advocated “comprehensive” Use masks to prevent epidemics.

COVID-19: U.S. CDC calls for wearing masks eveb indoors

The CDC pointed out that due to the cold weather and the upcoming holidays, most people will stay indoors. The United States has entered a “high transmission stage.” It is recommended that people wear masks in any place other than their homes. “Continuously and correctly “The use of masks is very important to contain the virus, especially indoors and outdoor places where social distancing cannot be maintained. The epidemic prevention guidelines recommend that if other people in the house are infected or may be exposed to the virus, they should also wear a mask.

In the United States, the number of new confirmed cases on the 3rd was 217,664 and 2879 new deaths, both setting new highs. As of the 4th, more than 277,000 people have died of Wuhan pneumonia and nearly 14.3 million people have been diagnosed. On the same day, the president presumably elected Biden said in an interview that after he took office, he would immediately require people across the country to wear masks for 100 days to prevent the epidemic.

CDC Director Robert Redfield said at an event hosted by the Ministry of Commerce on the 4th, “December, January and February (next year) will be a very difficult time; I think it will be the The most difficult time in health history is largely due to the pressure (the epidemic) on the health and medical system.” He expects that by February, the cumulative number of deaths from infection in the United States will reach nearly 450,000.