Surgeon General Jerome Adams on April 4 showed on video how to make a mask out of a T-shirt at home and thus protect themselves from infection with coronavirus. The video was published on the official page of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Facebook.
In the video, a doctor showed exactly how to fold the cut out part of the T-shirt and then fix it with hair bands to make a fabric mask.
The day before it was reported that in mid-March, U.S. President Donald Trump proposed to the health authorities to introduce untested drugs to treat coronavirus.
On April 2, the mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio advised to cover the face with a bandana, scarf or kerchief in the absence of the mask to reduce the likelihood of infection with coronavirus.
According to the latest data from the portal Worldometer, the United States recorded 311 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus, 8454 people died and another 14 828 – recovered.