Opinion by Leana S. WenContributing columnist May 18, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. UTCsharePlease NoteThe Washington Post is providing this important information about the coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, sign up for our Coronavirus Updates newsletter where all stories are free to read.What does the new CDC mask guidance mean for you? Washington Post contributing columnist Dr. Leana S. Wen answered reader questions on the coronavirus and masks on Tuesday, May 18. Read the chat transcript below.Read Dr. Wen’s columns here.Read Dr. Wen’s April 12 and Feb. 18 chat.Follow Dr. Wen on Twitter here. Looking for more? Sign up to get the most important developments in the coronavirus outbreak straight to your inbox every day. All stories in the newsletter are free to access.Updated June 15, 2021Opinions Live ChatsExplore our columnists and live commentary Recent chats: What will come of the Putin-Biden meeting? Ask Eugene Robinson about the latest news around the U.S. and world. | What should I wear to jury duty? Alexandra Petri answers your questions. | How can the Democratic Party reach moderate Republican voters? Read Jennifer Rubin’s latest chat.Submit a question for Eugene Robinson’s Tuesday chat at 1 p.m. | Submit a question for Alexandra Petri’s Tuesday chat at 11 a.m. | Submit a question for Jennifer Rubin’s Friday chat at 12 p.m.Read all of Eugene Robinson’s columns and past live chatsSign up to receive Eugene Robinson’s columns by email as soon as they’re publishedRead all of Alexandra Petri’s columns and past live chatsSign up to receive Alexandra Petri’s columns by email as soon as they’re publishedRead all of Jennifer Rubin’s columns and past live chatsSee all Washington Post live chatsShow MoreShow LessToday's HeadlinesThe most important news stories of the day, curated by Post editors and delivered every morning.Comments are not available on this story.Have a question about our commenting policies? Review our community rules or contact the commenting team.