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New Jersey superintendent placed on leave for refusing to make masks optional for students

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Morgan Gstalter A New Jersey superintendent requested to be placed on administrative leave after he refused to waive Gov. Phil Murphy’s (D) statewide school mask requirement. Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District superintendent John Marciante, who is set to retire this......

Paris venue hosts indoor rock concert – with masks and virus tests

Reuters
French rock band Indochine performed at a concert venue in central Paris on Saturday before a crowd of 5,000 fans in a welcomed return to pre-pandemic life, with the exception of masks and mandatory tests. The show at the Bercy arena was part of an experiment launched by the Paris......

CDC eases summer camp Covid guidance, says fully vaccinated teens don’t need masks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here kali9 | E+ | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its public health guidance for summer camps Friday, saying fully vaccinated teens don’t need to wear face masks or stay 6 feet away from others. Fully......

Camps can safely reopen without masks and distancing if everyone is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, CDC says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here It is safe for youth summer camps to reopen without capacity limits and mask mandates if everyone at a camp is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new guidelines released Friday......

Masks, social restrictions return to Australia’s Melbourne after fresh outbreak

Reuters
The Fearless Girl Statue looks at a “Please Stay Home” sign in an empty Federation Square on the first day of a five-day lockdown implemented in the state of Victoria in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, February 13, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders/Files/File Photo Australia’s second largest......

Michigan employers don’t have to require masks for vaccinated workers

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Grand Rapids — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration announced updates Monday to emergency rules guiding Michigan’s workplaces as the state continues its rollback of measures meant to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Under the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s changes, employers......

Iowa bans school officials and local jurisdictions from requiring face masks

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Iowa bans school officials and local jurisdictions from requiring face masks – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Iowa has joined several other states in banning school officials and local jurisdictions from enacting mask mandates. Dr. Owais Durrani, an emergency......

Indoors? Outdoors? Masks? Swimming? Experts weigh in on activities for children.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here As vaccinated Americans return to many parts of their prepandemic lives this summer, one group will be left out: children under 12, who cannot yet be vaccinated. So what should families with young children do when everyone else......

Some Virginia universities ease mask mandate for vaccinated students, faculty, staff

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tyler Arnold, The Center Square Some Virginia universities have eased their mask mandates for those who have been fully vaccinated to follow more closely with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Universities that officially made mask changes for......

CDC mask guidance not helping solve confusion around wearing masks

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY I’m USA TODAY editor-in-chief Nicole Carroll, and this is The Backstory, insights into our biggest stories of the week. If you’d like to get The Backstory in your inbox every week, sign up here. The mask wars aren’t over.  The......

Amazon says vaccinated workers can ditch masks starting next week

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An Amazon worker inside a warehouse during coronavirus pandemic Amazon said Wednesday it will soon stop requiring face masks for fully vaccinated workers inside warehouses, except where required by law. Starting Monday, fully vaccinated operations employees in the U.S. will......

Three GOP lawmakers fined $500 for flouting House floor mask rules

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos Three GOP lawmakers will be issued fines after defying rules that require masks on the House floor during the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday. A Capitol official said that Republican Reps. Brian MastBrian Jeffrey MastTapper battles GOP lawmakers......

Pennsylvania businesses can still require masks, officials say

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Christen Smith, The Center Square Pennsylvania health officials said businesses can still require fully vaccinated adults to wear face masks, even though federal guidance suggests it’s not necessary. “If you are fully vaccinated, it is an incentive to be......

California deviates from CDC; masks stay on until June 15

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cole Lauterbach, The Center Square Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office said Californians will remain under mask requirements for another month, despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance that said people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can ditch face coverings.......

Starbucks won’t require masks for fully vaccinated customers, unless required by law

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wear protective face masks outside Starbucks in Union Square as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on September 29, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images......

Cuomo’s refusal to take CDC’s advice on masks shows his addiction to power

NYPost
David Marcus Trust the science. That’s what Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been telling us for the past year in justifying the draconian and crippling COVID measures enacted under his emergency powers. The restrictions were not his fault, he suggested; he had to follow the directives of the Centers for Disease......

Insisting on masks despite the science is just partisan posturing gone mad

NYPost
Post Editorial Board The CDC issued new guidelines allowing fully vaccinated Americans to go without wearing a mask in most instances. The Post editorial board writes that it’s time for politicians to keep up and unmask. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

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