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Apr 18 2022
A federal judge in Florida on Monday vacated the Biden administration’s national mask mandate for planes and other forms of public transportation, arguing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had overstepped its authority.
U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle said the CDC had failed to adequately explain its decisions and violated procedures for federal agencies toCNBC
Mar 02 2021
TOPLINE Texas is dropping its Covid-19 restrictions on businesses and ending its statewide mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday, the latest in a string of states that have relaxed or dropped restrictions as cases have fallen nationwide despite public health officials strongly urging against it.
KEY FACTS “It is time to open Texas 100%,” Abbott said at a press conferenceForbes
Apr 12 2022
Starting April 18, Philadelphia will require people to again wear masks in public places after health officials reported a rise in COVID-19 cases.
COVID-19 cases have increased more than 50% in the previous 10 days, 0fficials with Philadelphia's Department of Public Health announced Monday. On April 11, the department said the city was averaging 142 new cases per day.
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Mar 10 2022
The Transportation Security Administration is set to extend the federal public transportation mask mandate for another 30 days, an administration official told CNN, pointing to guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The mandate is one of the last remaining broad requirements that Americans wear masks in public places. It applies to mass transportation includingCNN (Online News)
Feb 22 2022
Only one U.S. state has yet to roll back its face mask mandate in the wake of declining COVID cases and hospitalizations across the country.
Hawaii continues to remain the lone U.S. state to keep its indoor mask requirement in place as the rest of the country lifts or is letting its current mask mandates expire in the coming days.
Hawaii, which has 76.2% of its residents fullyInternational Business Times
Sep 08 2020
Add this to the list of Reasons Not To Vote For Joe Biden: He no longer thinks a national mask mandate would be a good idea. It’s not that he thinks national mask mandates are wrong. It’s that he ever thought national mask mandates could ever fly in the first place.
It’s that it took him oh-so-long to see the light on this — on what should actually be a Constitution No-Duh.
Feb 09 2022
New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) will end the controversial mask mandate on Thursday, according to a report in the New York Times.
While the science of coronavirus transmission has not changed since the beginning of the pandemic, Hochul will announce an end to the restriction on Wednesday with implementation occurring the day after, the Times reported.
New York State joinsBreitbart News
Feb 09 2022
The director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rochelle Walensky, is urging officials against dropping their school mask mandates even as officials from a handful of states have already announced such intentions for schools and elsewhere.
Walensky acknowledged in an interview with Reuters on Tuesday that “people are interested in taking masks off,” but added thatThe Hill
Feb 03 2022
Several Democrat-run cities are looking to end COVID-19 vaccine mandates and mask requirements amid growing opposition to pandemic-related rules.
For example, Chicago’s leadership has signaled that the city’s COVID-19 vaccine passport and mandate may expire as cases have fallen significantly in recent days. Data shows that cases in Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago, haveThe Epoch Times
Jan 21 2022
Restrictions including COVID-19 passes, mask mandates, and work-from-home guidance will be removed in England, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday.
Johnson also suggested that self-isolation rules may also be thrown out at the end of March as the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus pandemic becomes endemic.
Effective immediately, the UK government is no longerThe Epoch Times