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Do we need masks outdoors? Experts weigh in – The Australian

It’s a familiar sight in some US cities like Washington, New York and San Francisco: people walking on the street, riding bikes or sitting in parks with their masks…

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  • 2 hours ago April 19, 2021

It’s a familiar sight in some US cities like Washington, New York and San Francisco: people walking on the street, riding bikes or sitting in parks with their masks on even when they’re far away from others.
Certain states, like Maine, have kept in place outdoor mask mandates for hiking trails and beaches.
– Outdoors are much safer –
In terms of how it’s transmitted, we now know surfaces aren’t a major vector, and heightened disinfection efforts are a misplaced use of…

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