Dem Bill Would Have USPS Send N95s To All Homes

The Hill reports:

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and over 50 Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation to send high-quality masks to every American, amid a push to get the public to wear better masks given the omicron surge.

The legislation would send every person in the country a package of three N95 masks, which provide significantly better protection than the cloth masks that many people have been wearing.

It would appropriate $5 billion to boost manufacturing and distribution of the masks, and use the U.S. Postal Service to distribute them, along with pickup locations at sites like schools and public transit stations.

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