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Before the pandemic, wearing a mask when you are sick was already normal in many countries, especially in Asia. As mask restrictions ease up for vaccinated people, its time to make mask wearing normal in the United States as well.

Editorial: Normalize masks

Editorial Board May 18, 2021

Everyone gets sick at one point or another. But, not everyone can deal with it the same way. In East Asia, when a person gets sick, they take care of themselves and cover their mouth and nose with a mask...

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Coronavirus expands in Illinois, United States

Chase Creech, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

The third and fourth case of coronavirus in Illinois was confirmed Monday by the CDC. A married couple in their 70’s was infected by the coronavirus, still waiting to be confirmed by the Center for Disease...

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