The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that some beards might conflict with potentially life-saving respirators and masks when fighting the fast-spreading and deadly coronavirus.
Certain facial hairstyles like the handlebar mustache might not pose a problem when it comes to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
However, other facial hairstyles like mutton chops, chin curtains, full beards, dovetails and Baldos, etc. might keep respirators from making a seal on their face.
Goatees will not prevent masks from working as long as the man’s chin hair does not cross the seal.
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