Originally Posted By: Arney
I think it's interesting that in the two different media visits I have seen on TV to the operations center at the CDC or even in the microbiology lab at the CDC doing active testing on the H1N1 virus, there's not a single face mask to be seen on anyone working there. Anyone else notice that?

Has to be stock footage. Most of the ones I've seen with surgical masks are probably to just avoid contaiminating the sample, not to protect the user.