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CDC issues suggestions when it comes to facial hair and the coronavirus

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-26 14:53:45-05

A stern warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding coronavirus: the agency saying the eventual spread of the virus in U.S. communities is all but certain.

The virus, which originated in China, has now spread to communities in several other regions in Asia and Europe.

When it comes to coronavirus safety, the CDC has some suggestions about facial hair.

Side whiskers, soul patches, lampshades, and handlebar mustaches are good to go, according to a CDC infographic. But styles like a stubble, beard, and mutton chops, are not recommended because they are likely to interfere with a facepiece respirator.

When it comes to coronavirus safety, the CDC has some suggestions about facial hair.