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Dr. Jon LaPook on the importance of face masks

Face masks have become not only a key defense against the spread of the coronavirus, but also a political flashpoint for those prioritizing personal freedom over public health. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook discusses how wearing a mask can help prevent an infected person with no symptoms from transmitting COVID-19 to others.
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