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Fauci Admits Government Fault On Masks; Celebrating July 4 Safely

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Fauci Admits Government Fault On Masks; Celebrating July 4 Safely

Fauci Admits Government Fault On Masks; Celebrating July 4 Safely

Fauci Admits Government Fault On Masks; Celebrating July 4 Safely

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A view of fireworks over Times Square on July 1 in New York City. This is the third of six July Fourth firework displays in locations around the city that are kept secret in an attempt to minimize crowds gathering in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of fireworks over Times Square on July 1 in New York City. This is the third of six July Fourth firework displays in locations around the city that are kept secret in an attempt to minimize crowds gathering in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Employers added 4.8 million jobs last month but the U.S. is still down 15 million jobs since February. And those new figures are from a survey before the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

Coronavirus cases in the U.S. rose in part due to Memorial Day weekend celebrations, when people went out to beaches and restaurants. From a report by NPR's Allison Aubrey, experts share tips on how to safely celebrate the Fourth of July

There's been a lot of mixed messaging on masks. Dr. Anthony Fauci tells NPR the government could have done a better job early on. And NPR's Maria Godoy reports on how to choose the best mask for you.

Find and support your local public radio station.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Gabriela Saldivia, Anne Li, Lee Hale and Brent Baughman, and edited by Beth Donovan. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.