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U.S. Surgeon General: Seriously people, wash your hands, masks don't help against coronavirus

Christian Fernsby |
'Seriously people STOP BUYING MASKS!' US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said on Twitter.

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Topics: U.S.    CORONAVIRUS   

“They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk!”

Adams insisted that “everyday preventive actions” were the “best way to protect yourself,” listing “staying home when you are sick and washing hands with soap and water” and seeking help if you are sick.

President Trump announced in a tweet today that his administration would increase screening procedures for travelers from countries with a “high risk” of the coronavirus.

“Coronavirus: In addition to screening travelers ‘prior to boarding’ from certain designated high risk countries, or areas within those countries, they will also be screened when they arrive in America. Thank you!,” the president posted.

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