Masks

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Seven months into the global pandemic, most of us have grown accustomed to wearing cloth or surgical face masks to help prevent the spread of a COVID-19, but for individuals who are deaf or hearing impaired and rely on lipreading to understand what's being said to them, masks pose a serious communication barrier. At least there is a clear solution, experts say. 

If President Trump decides to hold a campaign rally in Arkansas, the state will insist all participants wear masks and maintain social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Governor Asa Hutchinson made that comment on Sunday during NBC's "Meet the Press."