gowned health care worker removes a N95 maskFor the Daily Beast, Katie MacBride (@msmacb) speaks to experts in virus transmission and workplace safety about proposed new masking guidelines for health care workers from a CDC advisory panel. The experts strongly believe the proposed guidelines will put workers at risk of infection by okaying the use of surgical masks instead of fit-tested N95s. She reports that the new guidelines, if enacted, will be yet another hit to the public’s trust in the CDC, after the agency lagged in acknowledging SARS-CoV-2’s aerosol transmission. Image: Navy Medicine (public domain)