UCLA's Dr. Anne Rimoin joins to discuss the importance wearing face masks will continue to have in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Aired on 05/22/2020.
Susan Page joins to discuss the president's resistance to wearing a face mask and the fact that has become another issue division for Americans on opposite sides of the political divide. Aired on 05/15/2020. According to CDC and World Health Organization guidelines, only the sick, and their caretakers, should wear face masks. Here's why University of San Francisco research scientist Jeremy Howard thinks otherwise. The WHO says it does not generally recommend the wearing of face masks in public. Have you ever seen Trump wearing a face mask? Take a look at what happened on May 21, 2020, when he visited a factory in Michigan. Leaders around the world have publicly worn face masks, do you think Trump should too?
STICK TO MY PREVIOUS REMARKS ABOUT THIS, BRIAN. >> I GET IT. ANNE RIMOIN, FINAL WORD. MASKS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. HELP PEOPLE FIGURE OUT WHAT THEY’RE -- HOW THEY PRESENT TO THE WIDER WORLD WHEN THEY LEAVE THEIR HOMES. >> MASKS ARE GOING TO BE A CRITICAL STRATEGY GOING FORWARD. WE ARE OPENING UP WITHOUT ALL OF THESE THINGS WE’VE DISCUSSED, WITHOUT VACCINE, WITHOUT THERAPEUTICS, WITHOUT ADEQUATE TESTING. WE DO KNOW THAT THERE IS A LARGE PROPORTION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE GOING TO BE ASYMPTOMATICALLY INFECTED. WHAT THAT MEANS IS I DON’T KNOW IF YOU’RE INFECTED. YOU DON’T KNOW IF I’M INFECTED. AND IN THAT CASE, THE BEST WAY THAT WE CAN GO FORWARD IS IF EVERYBODY KEEPS THEIR DROPLETS TO THEMSELVES. AND THE WAY TO DO THAT IS TO WEAR A MASK AND TO BE SOCIALLY DISTANT, AND OF COURSE THAT IN COMPLEMENT WITH HAND HYGIENE, WASHING YOUR HANDS AND DOING ALL OF THE THINGS THAT WE HAVE BEEN SAYING ALL ALONG. IT’S THE BLUNT PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES THAT ARE GOING TO MAKE THE DIFFERENCE AND SAVE THE DAY HERE AS WE OPEN UP. PLEASE, EVERYBODY WEAR A MASK. KEEP YOUR DROPLETS TO YOURSELF. >> IN OTHER WORDS, I’VE HEARD IT SAID THAT WE SHOULD ALL ACT AS