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Mask Debate Continues in County

November 18th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Now 20 months into the Coronavirus pandemic- and the debate over wearing masks shows no signs of stopping.  While many studies have shown that masks significantly decrease the chances of transmitting coronavirus, and some types of masks can help prevent their wearers from catching the virus, debates still rage across the country including in Allegany County.  In the opinion of Matthew Simmons, an infectious disease doctor at UPMC Western Maryland, the science is clear in favor of masking…