With coronavirus variants spreading, are masks needed outdoors?

Face masks have become an important tool in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. A layered, good-fitting mask can not only block the respiratory droplets from reaching others, it can … Read More

Italy makes face masks mandatory outdoors as coronavirus cases climb

ROME — Italy on Wednesday made it mandatory to wear face masks outdoors nationwide in an effort to reduce rising COVID-19 infections, the health ministry said after the cabinet agreed … Read More

Face masks at home may be needed as U.S. battles coronavirus: task force head

The coronavirus is “extraordinarily widespread” in the United States and the growing number of infections into rural areas is raising the prospect that some may need to wear masks at … Read More