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California now recommending double masking following new CDC guidance

California currently recommends that people wear two masks.

This was after the CDC released last month a study showing that layering a cloth mask on top of a surgical mask provides additional protection.

In a new guidance released by the California Department of Public Health, officials said: Double masking is an effective way to improve fit and filtration..

According to the CDC, recent studies have shown that double masking reduces human exposure by 95%.

Details | Do I need to wear two masks?Asked the doctor

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WakeMed’s doctor said it was an individual choice. But he added that it is more important to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

Details | Studies show that two masks are better than one, but fit is the most important factor.

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The science is: Two masks are better than one … but fit can be the most important factor.

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