While scarves are surely better than nothing, the CDC warns that they do not qualify as protective gear. The health authority explains on its website that scarves that are "used for warmth are usually made of loosely knit fabrics that are not suitable and offer little to no protection.
If you have to wear a cloth mask then choose one with a proper fit and multiple layers. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that some popular face coverings, particularly those worn in the winter put you at greater risk.
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