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Posted on February 20, 2021 at 12:00 am by Carol Tannenhauser
By Carol Tannenhauser
The NYC Health Department is recommending that New Yorkers wear two masksa paper one covered by a cloth oneto better stem the spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi announced jointly at the mayors weekly press conference on Thursday.
This follows the recent release of a CDC study, which found that two masks are better than one in slowing coronavirus spread, AP…

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