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CDC says some vaccinated Americans should wear masks indoors again

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans in parts of the country with “substantial or high transmission” of COVID-19 should return to wearing masks indoors, citing new data on the highly contagious Delta variant. The CDC also said masks should be required of everyone inside K-12 schools while urging […]

U.S. Customs has seized millions of counterfeit N95s; here’s how to spot a fake.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seized nearly 15 million counterfeit face masks since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the agency reported Thursday. Agents confiscated the unsafe personal protective equipment as part of an effort to prevent criminals from exploiting the public crisis for economic gain. The agency also seized roughly 180,000 prohibited […]

Face mask that left 13-year-old girl’s face “bright red” recalled

The skincare brand Yes To has voluntarily recalled its grapefruit Vitamin C Glow-Boosting Unicorn Paper Mask following reports of burning, redness and painful skin irritation. Users of the mask told CBS News that it burned, but they kept it on because the package says, “Tingling? Yes, it’s working.” The mask left one 13-year-old girl’s face “bright red,” […]