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Dr. Birx: Americans should wear masks if they can't social distance at the beach

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House task force coordinator, said Americans hitting the beaches during the Memorial Day Weekend should wear masks if they are unable to social distance. Birx warned that some people who are infected with the coronavirus but don't show symptoms are putting others at risk by “spreading the virus unknowingly.” “I...
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Dr. Birx urged Americans to 'be together socially, yet distant' amid states reopening and Memorial Day celebrations

Dr. Birx urged Americans to 'be together socially, yet distant' amid states reopening and Memorial Day celebrations

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Dr. Deborah Birx urged Americans on Sunday that reopening the country hinged on individuals following safety recommendations.
The White House coronavirus response coordinator appeared on ABC's "This Week" amid reports of crowded beaches for Memorial Day and widespread easing of lockdowns in states across the US.
Birx's comment came as the US marked more than 1.6 million coronavirus cases and 96,000 deaths.
Public health officials are working "to translate that learning into real change behavior that stays with us so we can continue to drive down the number of cases," Birx said.
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