Will the End of the Mask Mandate Hobble Our Response to the Next Pandemic?

A recent decision by a federal judge to block the mask mandate is deeply troubling.

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Why Hasn’t the U.S. Asked for a Stay in the Mask Mandate Case?

The administration’s actions suggest either a botched case or a shrewd play for time as it gives up on the mask order but hopes to erase an adverse ruling, legal experts said.

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Biden Administration May Appeal Mask Mandate Ruling

If the C.D.C. decides there is a public health basis for trying to reinstate and extend the mask mandate, the Justice Department will swiftly file an appeal.

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