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Mask Debate Continues in Year Two of Pandemic

January 10th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Now 2 years into the Coronavirus pandemic- 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 expert and vice president of Medical Affairs at UPMC Western Maryland, the science is clear in favor of masking…