Public health officials have tools to beat back Covid again. Does anyone want to use them?
Stat - 07/23/2021
Some jurisdictions, notably in Southern California, have again mandated indoor mask-wearing; some, like New Orleans, are advising it. But, in other areas, the public hostility toward mask-wearing and social distancing makes it unclear whether these tools would still be effective if health authorities tried to resort to them again, said Wendy Parmet, director of the Center for Health Policy and Law at Northeastern University School of Law.