What Epidemiologists Make of the President’s New Stance on Mask Wearing

Progress is progress, even if it feels like too little too late

After months of downplaying the dangers of the coronavirus and not wearing a mask, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that people should wear masks. “When you can, use a mask,” he said during a White House daily coronavirus briefing…



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Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.