Tag: mask wearing

Nova Scotia Extends School Mask Mandate Until Mid-May

Nova Scotia is keeping its mask mandate in public schools in place until at least the May long weekend.  The province announced on April 13 that masking requirements in public schools will stay, which means staff, volunteers, and visitors must continue to wear a mask during school hours and on school buses. Provincial Minister of…


No Change Here: London to Retain Masks on Public Transport

LONDON—Mask-wearing will be required on London’s transport network even after the legal obligation to wear them in England is lifted on July 19, the city’s mayor said Wednesday. Sadiq Khan has asked the body that oversees transport in the capital to enforce the use of mask wearing on the subway, buses, and trams as a…


House Ethics Committee Will Not Dismiss $500 Mask Fines Against Republican Congress Members

The House Ethics Committee confirmed Friday that it would require a handful of GOP lawmakers to pay the $500 fine issued to them in mid-May when they refused to comply with the House requirements of wearing a mask. Reps. Brian Mast (R-Fla.), Beth Van Duyne (R-Texas), and Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa) were among the House Republicans who refused to wear a…


Roe v. Wade Under Review; School Nurse Blows Whistle on Masks; Harvard Defends Race-Based Policies

The writing could be on the wall for Roe v. Wade if the Supreme Court upholds Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. Legal historian and Florida State University law professor Mary Ziegler, explains why this case has caught everyone’s attention. Mallory Quigley, VP of Communications for the Susan B. Anthony List, makes the case for why banning…


CDC Recommends Double Masking in New Guidelines With Medical, Cloth Combo

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released new guidance on Wednesday urging Americans to take steps to improve their masks and their fit to “prevent getting and spreading COVID-19.” “[N]ot all masks provide the same protection,” the CDC explained in its guidance. “When choosing a mask, look at how well it fits, how well it filters…


CDC Recommends Double Masking in New Guidelines With Surgical, Cloth Combo

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released new guidance on Wednesday urging Americans to take steps to improve their masks and their fit to “prevent getting and spreading COVID-19.” “[N]ot all masks provide the same protection,” the CDC explained in its guidance. “When choosing a mask, look at how well it fits, how well it filters…