SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – We have worn masks to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19 throughout this pandemic.
But with several states lifting mask warrants, their importance is being called into question. And this is very worrying for public health officials, who advocate the wearing of masks to obtain collective immunity more quickly.
“We’re almost there, the vaccines are just being rolled out,” said Dr Armando Paez, head of the infectious disease division at Baystate Health. “Waiting for the right time to implement a no-mask policy should really be a well thought out process.
Wearing a mask is always a requirement in Massachusetts when in public places like the grocery store. But a lot of people take the mask further than that, keeping theirs on while driving.
“Even before the start of the mandate, we laughed at them because of …
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