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As experts call for nationwide mask mandate, anti-maskers stab guard 27 times

Posted On: 29 Oct 2020   |   Posted By: Ars Technica

As experts call for nationwide mask mandate, anti-maskers stab guard 27 times

Enlarge / VANCOUVER, Oct. 24, 2020 - A voter wearing a face mask is seen outside a polling station during the provincial election day in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Oct. 24, 2020.
As US coronavirus cases dramatically shoot up to the highest peak yet in the pandemic, prominent public health experts are calling for a nationwide mandate to wear masks to try to drag down disease spread.
The call comes as violent clashes over masks continue in places that already have face-covering requirements.
In a Wednesday interview with the Journal of the American Medical Association, top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci called for a national mandate. “We're not in a good place,” Fauci said, referring to the ongoing, record-breaking rise in daily case numbers. Read 17 remaining paragraphs | Comments

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