Tom Hanks shames those refusing to wear masks

Tom Hanks has scolded Americans who refuse to wear face masks as Covid-19 spikes across the country.

The actor and his wife, Rita Wilson, both tested positive for the coronavirus in March, and both have since become advocates for healthcare experts attempting to slow the pandemic.

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Tom Hanks arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Tom Hanks, winner of the Cecil B. deMille Award, poses in the press room at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Tom Hanks, left, and Rita Wilson attend the 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 05: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal Media, LLC, Tom Hanks accepts the CECIL B. DEMILLE AWARD onstage during the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 5, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal Media, LLC via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 05: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal Media, LLC, Tom Hanks accepts the CECIL B. DEMILLE AWARD, presented by Charlize Theron, onstage during the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 5, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal Media, LLC via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 05: Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks attend the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 05: 77th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks arrive to the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 5, 2020. -- (Photo by Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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The Oscar winner is now urging all Americans to take preventative measures and health guidelines more seriously.

"There's really only three things we can do in order to get to tomorrow: Wear a mask, social distance, wash our hands," Hanks said during a virtual press conference for his new film Greyhound.

"Those things are so simple, so easy, if anybody cannot find it in themselves to practice those three very basic things, I just think shame on you," he added.

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