Tag Archives: ‘Masks

Fauci says vaccinated people ‘might want to consider’ wearing masks indoors as delta variant surges in U.S.

White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said fully vaccinated people might want to consider wearing masks indoors as a precaution against the rapidly spreading delta variant in the U.S. “If you want to go the extra mile of safety even though you’re vaccinated when you’re indoors, particularly in crowded places, you might want… Read More »

CDC director defends telling fully vaccinated they can go without masks amid confusion in states, cities

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is seen during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss the on-going federal response to COVID-19, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., May 11, 2021. Greg Nash | Pool | Reuters CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky defended the agency’s decision… Read More »

Fauci says face masks could become seasonal after Covid pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases testifies at the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis on the Capitol Hill in Washington, April 15, 2021. Susan Walsh | Pool | Reuters WASHINGTON — White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that people may decide to wear… Read More »

‘Masks should be banned from classrooms as they mean deaf daughter can’t learn’

Lexie Hubbock was born deaf and has been wearing hearing aids since she was four months old. Now 12, she’s had hearing tests and operations on her ears throughout her life, being fitted with a cochlear implant in October 2020. The electronic device, which bypasses normal hearing in favour of electric signals which stimulate the… Read More »