Why Your Beard May Be Increasing Your COVID-19 Risk (healthline.com)

March 30, 2021

If you’ve been working at home or not getting out that much during the pandemic, it may have seemed like the perfect time to grow out a beard. Why go through the bother of shaving if you don’t have to, right?

Experts say, however, that your added facial hair might just be increasing your risk for developing COVID-19.

Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, provides tips on how you can best protect yourself from COVID-19 with a beard.

Read more at healthline.com.

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