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A cloth mask is fabricated by an Airmen with 412th Operations Support Squadron, 412th Operations Group, 412th Test Wing, using available equipment in the Air Crew Flight Equipment section at Edwards Air Force Base, April 7. Although cloth masks don’t offer full protection from COVID-19, the CDC advises that a simple cloth covering can slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and not know it from spreading it to others. (Courtesy photo)