SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Dr. Anthony Fauci now suggests that people wear goggles or another type of eye protection to better protect themselves from COVID-19.
This is in addition to face masks.
The CDC already recommends that people wear some eyewear, but neither the CDC nor Dr. Fauci did not squeeze goggles because they are not as easily accessible as face masks.
Deborah Birx, the White House̵7;s coronavirus response coordinator, recommended the use of shields in addition to masks.
“The mask protects others, blocks drops and blocks contamination that happens when you speak, sing or talk, or even breathe,” Birx said Thursday morning.
“As for the shields on the face – we think it could protect individuals and reduce their ability to touch the eyes and spread the virus, as well as the droplets that come to them. So there are two different technologies for two different reasons. “
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