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Are Face Masks Really More Effective Than a Vaccine?

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield raised eyebrows Wednesday when he suggested that face masks may be more effective than a vaccine. One infectious disease expert tells KCBS Radio the claim could be dangerous.
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WATCH: Anti-Mask Protesters March Through Target Urging Customers to 'Take Off Your Mask'

’Take off your masks’ was the message a group of anti-mask protestors were hoping to get across at a Target in Florida. The maskless flash mob walked down the aisles of the store encouraging shoppers to stop wearing masks. See the video.
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2-Month-Old Dies of Coronavirus in Michigan

A 2-month-old infant in Michigan has become the youngest person ever to die from coronavirus, per the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
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Maine Wedding Linked to Deaths of 7 People Who Weren't in Attendance

A coronavirus outbreak at a Maine wedding held in August has been linked to the deaths of at least seven individuals, none of whom attended the event. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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Bartender's Nose Broken After He Is Sucker-Punched by Customer Refusing to Wear Mask

A San Diego bartender was violently attacked over Labor Day weekend by a customer outraged by the bar’s mask policy. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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Virus in Stomach, Digestive Tract Not a Cause for Concern Says Expert

A recent study suggests that the novel coronavirus can linger in the digestive tract even after the virus is no longer present in the lungs. See the details.
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Partying Reported at Several Universities as College Football Returns

As more and more coronavirus cases come up at colleges across the country, students are getting in trouble for hosting parties during the pandemic.
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Family Claims They Were Kicked Off Southwest Flight After Toddler Removed His Mask

Jodi Degyansky said she was traveling from Fort Meyers, Florida to Chicago when she says her son was snacking without a face covering before the plane departed.
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Officials 'Strongly Recommend' Michigan State Students Self-Quarantine After COVID-19 Surge

The Ingham County Health Department is asking all Michigan State University students living in East Lansing to self-quarantine after hundreds of people affiliated with the school (mostly students) tested positive for COVID-19.
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13-Year-Old Boy Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

A Florida boy has died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba while vacationing with his family. The teenager was initially diagnosed with strep throat. Read more!
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