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Week of February 8, 2021 MMWR Weekly COVID-19 Briefing

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This episode discusses five MMWR COVID-19 reports. The first highlights how wearing a tighter-fitting mask can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Two reports detail mask use among students at schools and universities and another indicates how mask mandates impact COVID-19 hospitalization rates in the community. The last report shows that, although many Americans intend to be vaccinated against COVID-19, fewer people in certain at-risk groups plan to get the shot.

This episode discusses five MMWR COVID-19 reports. The first highlights how wearing a tighter-fitting mask can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Two reports detail mask use among students at schools and universities and another indicates how mask mandates impact COVID-19 hospitalization rates in the community. The last report shows that, although many Americans intend to be vaccinated against COVID-19, fewer people in certain at-risk groups plan to get the shot.

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