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“Seriously people,” the surgeon general said on Twitter, warning that a run on the masks could risk a shortage harmful to public health professionals.“Seriously people,” the surgeon general said on Twitter, warning that a run on the masks could risk a shortage harmful to public health professionals.

The Trump administration is advising the public to stop buying medical masks amid the coronavirus outbreak.

'Seriously people': Surgeon general urges public to 'stop buying masks' for coronavirus

Surgical facemasks help keep infected people from spreading the coronavirus, but they don’t do a whole lot in terms of keeping healthy people from getting the virus.

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"Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS!" wrote the Surgeon General. "They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching Coronavirus.""Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS!" wrote the Surgeon General. "They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching Coronavirus."

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“Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS! They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk! https://t.co/UxZRwxxKL9”

U.S. Surgeon General on Twitter: "Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS! They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk! https://t.co/UxZRwxxKL9"

“"STOP BUYING MASKS" Resorting to all caps, the US Surgeon General urges the public to quit rushing online for masks (a case of 160 can now run up to $800) and leave them for the medical professionals who actually need them to treat those with coronavirus: https://t.co/Sj6oKMdgXY”

Maria Cramer on Twitter: ""STOP BUYING MASKS" Resorting to all caps, the US Surgeon General urges the public to quit rushing online for masks (a case of 160 can now run up to $800) and leave them for the medical professionals who actually need them to treat those with coronavirus: https://t.co/Sj6oKMdgXY"

“Surgeon General Urges the Public to Stop Buying Face Masks https://t.co/83n8JhDvXU”

Konrad Yakabuski on Twitter: "Surgeon General Urges the Public to Stop Buying Face Masks https://t.co/83n8JhDvXU"

“U.S. Surgeon General urging people to “stop buying masks,” encouraging people to get flu shots, saying fewer flu patients means more resources for fighting the virus. https://t.co/tFCPsyjMqZ”

Anne Mostue on Twitter: "U.S. Surgeon General urging people to “stop buying masks,” encouraging people to get flu shots, saying fewer flu patients means more resources for fighting the virus. https://t.co/tFCPsyjMqZ"

The US surgeon general has urged the public to "stop buying masks," warning that it could lead to a shortage for healthcare workers and put them at risk.The US surgeon general has urged the public to "stop buying masks," warning that it could lead to a shortage for healthcare workers and put them at risk.

US Surgeon General Urges Public to ‘Stop Buying Masks’ Amid Shortages

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The vice president, who now heads the coronavirus task force, said the US is contracting with 3M to create 35 million more masks each month.The vice president, who now heads the coronavirus task force, said the US is contracting with 3M to create 35 million more masks each month.

Americans don't need to buy masks, Pence says, as demand increases - Business Insider

"Seriously, Surgeon General! Is a teenage intern running your Twitter account?""Seriously, Surgeon General! Is a teenage intern running your Twitter account?"

US Surgeon General urges Americans to 'stop buying masks' | Newshub

Nigerians scared of getting infected with coronavirus and rushing to buy face masks, should no longer bother , US Surgeon General says.

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