VIDEO: Biden lowers his mask to cough right into his hand

VIDEO: Biden lowers his mask to cough right into his hand
When hopes Biden remembered to wash his hands after touching the exposed part of his mask, which is one of the ways the virus is spread. (Image: AIR TV screen grab)

[Ed. – Lessons from Mr. How to Stay Safe During the Pandemic.]

In what many Americans saw as an example of “do what I say and not what I do,” Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden flouted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention rules Friday when he needed to cough in public.

Biden, who has expressed support for a national mask mandate, appeared in Las Vegas at a campaign event Friday. During the event, he had to cough.

As shown on a viral video clip, Biden lowered the mask he was wearing and coughed into his hand.

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Biden then used the hand into which he had just coughed to put his mask back in place. …

“Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow,” the CDC’s website reads.

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