Recently a judge in Florida ruled that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the national public health agency of the U.S. government, does not have the authority to force Americans to wear masks on public transportation. Some riders of planes, trains, and buses are rejoicing, while others, especially those with certain health conditions, fear the decision could put them at risk. The ruling threatens the power of the U.S. government to make public health decisions for Americans in the future. Listen to a former CDC director discuss the implications of the decision and offer tips on how to stay safe while traveling.
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