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This 2017 image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health shows the kinds of facial hairstyles which will work with a tight-sealing respirator. On Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting that the CDC recommends people shave off facial hair to protect against the new coronavirus. Tom Skinner, a spokesman for the CDC, told the AP in an email that the “NIOSH graphic was developed several years ago and is intended for professionals who wear respirators for worker protection. (CDC, NIOSH, NPPTL via AP)

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February 28, 2020 10:58:40 AM
February 28, 2020 09:33:36 PM
CDC, NIOSH, NPPTL
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Coronavirus, Infectious diseases, Diseases and conditions, Health, Coronavirus, Lung disease
Infographic - Facial Hairstyles and Filtering Facepiece Respirators, Color, https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/RespiratorInfographics.html
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