Skip to comments.White House officials debate masking push as covid infections spike
Posted on 07/21/2021 7:20:48 PM PDT by Tipllub
By Annie Linskey , Dan Diamond , Tyler Pager and Lena H. Sun
Today at 8:03 p.m. EDT
Top White House aides and Biden administration officials are debating whether they should urge vaccinated Americans to wear masks in more settings as the delta variant causes spikes in coronavirus infections across the country, according to six people familiar with the discussions.
The talks are in a preliminary phase and their result could be as simple as new messaging from top White House officials. But some of the talks include officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who are separately examining whether to update their masking guidance, according to a Biden administration aide and a federal health official.
Officials cautioned that any new formal guidance would have to come from the CDC, and they maintained that the White House has taken a hands-off approach with the agency to ensure they are not interfering with the work of scientists. But the high-level discussions reflect rising concerns across the administration about the threat of the delta variant and a renewed focus on what measures may need to be reintroduced to slow its spread.
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Doesn’t anyone see where this is heading? Lockdown 2.0.
So the vaunted vaccines aren’t so good, after all?
Only magik mask will do!
That’ll really motivate folks to take the jab.
Whenever they make up their minds, as soon as they make up their minds, we can be assured of one thing: THERE WILL BE NO MORE DEBATE, AND THERE SHALL BE NO DISSENT.
Where are they spiking? Not in Michigan. The current infections here are barely above statistical noise.
Tested positive doesn’t mean infected or seriously ill.
Exactly. If my kids” high school allowed masklessness in CA, they’d consider the vaccine. CA just removed any incentive for 12-18 to get the vaccine. It’s a risk benefit analysis.
Maybe if we just use 3 masks this time.
2030 you will own nothing and like it.
What if people "Just say no?"
Or does that make us "terrorists?" Ask Brian Stelter, I guess.
Not going there again.
We are far more ready for it that when the first one took us by surprise.
It stands to reason that cases would be spiking wherever The Administration is dropping off infected illegals.
And the logical way to solve this problem is to make everyone wear masks. (/s)
Punish the CCP, not us.
I will not comply. My body my choice Works with abortion should work for masks and the jab.
Gee do you think that those thousands of illegals being sent all over the country without any health screening could be spreading COVID?
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