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University of Connecticut Brings Back Forced Masking

The University of Connecticut is one of the latest entities to bring back forced masking as federal health officials refuse to lift the federal mask mandate on public transportation and tease the possibility of the return of more mask mandates in the future.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 09: UNLV students, including senior Nick Ferrari (C), attend Jury Decision Making, a criminal justice class taught by UNLV Department of Criminal Justice chairman and professor Dr. Joel Lieberman, at UNLV amid the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on September 9, 2020, in Las Vegas, …

GOP Rep. Moore: ‘It’s Time to Do Away with the Masks and Move On’

Earlier this month, 17 members of Congress filed a lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), calling for an end to the mask mandate for air travel. Included on the lawsuit is Rep. Barry Moore (R-AL), who slammed the mandate and called it “symbolism over substance.”  

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Covid Forever: Austria Already Set to Bring Back Mask Mandate

Just two weeks after lifting indoor mask mandates, the Austrian government is set to reintroduce the mandates this week after a surge in Chinese coronavirus cases. Austrian Health Minister Johannes Rauch has announced that mandatory indoor mask-wearing will resume across Austria

A sign standing at Stephansplatz square in Vienna, Austria, indicates that wearing FFP2 face masks is compulsory, on April 1, 2021, amid the novel coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. - The Austrian capital Vienna and two neighbouring regions entered a temporary lockdown over the Easter holiday, in a bid to ease …

Florida Surgeon General: Data Did Not Support Lockdowns, Mass Masking as a ‘Cure-All’

Throughout the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, the data has not backed extremist policies such as extended lockdowns and mass masking, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo said during Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R) roundtable discussion on ending “COVID theater” on Monday, where he noted the mental gymnastics the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has employed in updating its guidance. 

Dr. Joseph Ladapo speaks with reporters after the Florida Senate confirmed his appointment as the state's surgeon general on Feb. 23, 2022, in Tallahassee, Fla.