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  • there's a new federal mask mandate from the U.

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • The CDC late Friday issued an order requiring masks be worn on modes of interstate travel, including airplanes and trains, at transit hubs and on all forms of local mass transit and taxis.

  • This goes into effect beginning Monday, February 1st at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

  • The Mask mandate also covers ridesharing vehicles and subways.

  • Not doing so will be a violation of federal law.

  • Three Order does not apply to private cars or commercial trucks being driven by a sole operator.

  • This mandate from the CDC follows an order from President Joe Biden directing agencies to quote immediately take action to require masks on transportation and at transit hubs.

  • Officials in the US are mulling additional measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus amid fears of the spread of aim or contagious and potentially vaccine resistant variant first identified in South Africa, which showed up in the US this week.

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  • Even as Mawr stadium sized vaccination centers open up like the one built in Boston's Fenway Park, America's vaccine rollout has been hampered by a lack of supply, something President Biden vowed to fix.

  • We will increase overall weekly vaccination distributions of states, tribes and territories from 8.6 million doses to a minimum of 10 million doses starting next week.

  • That's an increase of 1.4 million doses per week.

  • So this is gonna allow million's of MAWR Americans to get vaccinated sooner than previously anticipated.

  • Masks and inoculation are just part of Biden's attempt to fight the pandemic.

  • International travel has been a particulate concern, with two other co vid 19 variants from the UK and Brazil spreading as well.

  • This week, the United States implemented Mandatory Cove in 19 testing for nearly all arriving international passengers.

  • But a coalition of US travel related business groups and unions have urged the Biden administration not to extend mandatory testing to domestic flights.

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