Alison Benda

researcher and medical student at Medical College of Wisconsin

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The CDC released a new study that shows little spread of COVID if masks, social distancing and proper sanitation are enforced.

CDC says schools might be able to reopen, but LAUSD sees no end in sight for virtual learning

The CDC released a new study that shows little spread of COVID if masks, social distancing and proper sanitation are enforced.

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