International Students and Staff who have to Travel for an Emergency Japan has recently tightened its border controls to limit the spread of mutant strains of the coronavirus.
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An important distinction between a viral infection and vaccination with a live, weakened viral vaccine is the amount of virus that is shed.
This is why multilayer masks made of materials with tight fibers are more effective, and bandanas and gaiter masks are less effective.
However, people can inadvertently expose themselves if they touch a contaminated mask or other surface and then touch their eyes, nose or mouth.
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