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Dr. Khare in the Chicago Tribune: #masks4all

Dr. Khare was featured talking about #masks4all in the Chicago Tribune:

“I think if everyone used masks, it would decrease the amount of transmission of the virus,” said Dr. Rahul Khare, CEO of the Innovative Express Care immediate care facility on the North Side. “By putting a face mask over your nose and mouth, you’re decreasing the amount of the virus particles and therefore decreasing transmission rates.”

 

Jimmy Smart, 32, wears a mask while walking his dog in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood on April 1, 2020.
Jimmy Smart, 32, wears a mask while walking his dog in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood on April 1, 2020.(Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune)

 

Khare said he wants government officials to switch gears and advise people to wear masks if they must leave their homes. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reportedly considering new guidance on the subject, while President Donald Trump has said it might not be a bad idea.

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