Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends wearing masks 'for the time being'

Asked about the best personal protection for the general public during the coronavirus pandemic, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told lawmakers on May 12 that people should maintain social distancing guidelines, when possible, and wear face coverings in public. Fauci said, adding that it should be a "very regular part" of how we stop the spread of the virus. Fauci and other leading U.S. health officials on Tuesday appeared before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions to answer questions about safely reopening schools and workplaces. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers on Disease Control and Prevention, Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Health Adm. Brett Giroir, and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn also spoke before the committee. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends wearing masks 'for the time being'

Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends wearing masks 'for the time being'

Asked about the best personal protection for the general public during the coronavirus pandemic, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told lawmakers on May 12 that people should maintain social distancing guidelines, when possible, and wear face coverings in public. Fauci said, adding that it should be a "very regular part" of how we stop the spread of the virus. Fauci and other leading U.S. health officials on Tuesday appeared before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions to answer questions about safely reopening schools and workplaces. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers on Disease Control and Prevention, Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Health Adm. Brett Giroir, and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn also spoke before the committee. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe


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