Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, global director of ICAP at Columbia University, is quoted in a July 25 New York Times article on how to assess and mitigate COVID-19 risk while receiving hair and beauty treatments:

Should you decide to venture out, you may be wondering how to stay safer during a haircut, wax or manicure. “It’s reducing the risk, not eliminating the risk,” said Wafaa El-Sadr, a professor of epidemiology and medicine at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. “Nobody can tell you it’s safe to do x, y and z. We can make x, y and z as safe as possible.”

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