LUS government scientists believe that the new coronavirus is most likely transmitted by people when they speak and breathe. Logical consequence: Americans are now officially advised to cover their faces outside their homes, to help curb contagions.
President Donald Trump announced it on Friday evening, insisting it was a non-binding recommendation. “It’s voluntary,” he insisted. “I chose not to do it,” he added. The health authorities call on the population to cover their faces with handmade masks, scarves or bandanas, in order to reserve medical masks for carers, a shortage means.