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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.

Texas Rep. Beth Van Duyne, TPPF Launch Lawsuit Against CDC Mask Mandate

The TPPF Legal Counsel, TPPF’s executive director Rob Henneke, and Texas Rep. Beth Van Duyne (R-TX) announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), demanding and end of the federal mask mandate on planes and public transportation hubs, contending that the federal agency’s mandate constitutes an abuse of power.   

A sign displays mask wearing information at Penn station in New York on August 2, 2021. - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped short of ordering a mask mandate in the city on Monday but issued a strong recommendation for all New Yorkers to wear facemasks in public indoor …