Masks

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul tours Jacobs School of Medicine on the eve of phase four beginning in WNY. June 29, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul tours Jacobs School of Medicine on the eve of phase four beginning in WNY. June 29, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 29, 2020 - 3:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – State and health officials continue to urge people to wear a mask in public despite a continued decrease of coronavirus hospitalizations across New York State.
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Tom Puckett
May 18, 2020 - 4:00 am
Doctors say hang on to those masks for at least a few months.
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However, after mixed messages during the opening weeks of the pandemic, many still question the effectiveness of mask wearing while in public. Why do masks help?
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“It goes beyond just potentially preventing some infections," said Dr. Bruce Troen from the Jacobs School of Medicine.
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The worldwide race to protect people against unwitting coronavirus carriers intensified Thursday
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N95 Masks donated to Kaleida Health System. March 23, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
N95 Masks donated to Kaleida Health System. March 23, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 01, 2020 - 12:23 pm
Are the masks protective and preventative of coronavirus? Health experts believe the jury is still out.
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Photo courtesy of Kohler Awning
Photo courtesy of Kohler Awning
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – As supplies run thin for health care working battling this pandemic, small businesses in the area are hoping to do their part to contribute towards a solution.
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