CDC Director: Face Masks Offer More Protection from Covid-19 Than Vaccines

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    CDC Director Robert Redfield told lawmakers during a Senate hearing on Wednesday: “This face mask is more guaranteed to protect me against Covid than when I take a Covid vaccine.” Redfield was speaking at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee reviewing coronavirus response efforts on September 16, 2020, in Washington, DC.

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