Mass Physician. on the spread of COVID-19, face covering recommendations

Mass Physician. on the spread of COVID-19, face covering recommendations



ERIKA: RECENT CASES OF COVID-19 RISEN I, PLACING NEW PRESSURE ON LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO REVIEW THEIR FACE MASK POLICIES. HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS IS DR. HELEN BOUCHER, ACTING DEAN OF TUFTS MEDICAL SCHOOL AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALIST AT TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER. THANKS FOR BEING WITH US. >> NICE TO SEE. N:BE LET’S TALK ABOUT THE LATEST STATUS FIRST. YOU CAN SEE ON THIS MAP THERE ARE 7 COUNTIES NOW IN RED, WHICH IS THE HIGHEST RISK OF INFECTION. AT THIS LEVEL, WHAT IS THE SUPPOSED PUBLIC HEALTH RESPONSE? >> THE CDC RECOMMENDS WHEN A COMMUNITY IS IN THE RED, WE NEED TO INCREASE OUR AINGA – IMPROVE OUR GAME, HIDE INSIDE, IMPROVE VENTILATION, MAKE SURE EVERNEYO IS FULLY IMMUNIZED IN THE CLOUDS INSIDE. ERA:IK MIDDLESEX IS ONE OF THOSE COUNTIES THAT IS NOW IN THE RED. ARLINGTON, BELMONT AND CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL OFFICIALS TELL US TODAY THEY NOW RECOMMEND INDOOR MASKS BUT SO FAR DO NOT REQUIRE IT. IS IT A MISTAKE ? >> MOST IMPORTANT TNGHI IS THAT MASKS ARE RECOMMENDED, AVAILABLE AND OTHER MEASURES ARE TAKEN TO DECREASE THE RISK AS POSSIBLE TO KEEP CHILDREN VENTILATED CMHC.OO, MAKING EVERYONE FULLY VACCINATED, MASKING IS A GOOD IDEA. N:BE IT’S FINALLY WARM ENOUGH THIS WEEK TO OPEN THE WINDOWS. HOW MUCH FRESH ASH REDUCES THE RISK OF INFECTION INSIDE A CLASSROOM? >> ALL IT NEEDS TO DO IS USEFUL.

Mass Physician. on the spread of COVID-19, face covering recommendations

Dr. Helen Boucher, acting dean of Tufts Medical School, reacts to news that several school districts in Massachusetts are recommending face coverings indoors but not requiring them.

Dr. Helen Boucher, acting dean of Tufts Medical School, reacts to news that several school districts in Massachusetts are recommending face coverings indoors but not requiring them.

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