Calls for Renewed Mask Mandates Grow as Delta Fuels COVID Surge in NYC, U.S.

Vaccines work, officials say, but the rapid spread of the delta COVID variant in areas with low vaccination rates has renewed national concerns.

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Venti Venti, Spectre
Venti Venti, Spectre
2996 days agoTwitter

People with literal degrees in knowing how to protect children's health: Put a mask on your kids, it's easy and decreases the chance of them being hospitalized or killed

Rando on Twitter logging in from his neighbor's wifi: 馃悜

Chris Nolan
Chris Nolan
1536 days agoTwitter

Do the people who make these recommendations leave their homes??? No one is masking any more.

Ged
Ged
1346 days agoTwitter

This is correct. Nobody should have stopped wearing masks in the first place. I鈥檝e been full vaxxed for months, and have continued to wear mine. It鈥檚 really such a small ask to protect people, and it鈥檚 interesting how 鈥減ro-life鈥 folks seem to have a hard time protecting life 馃し鈥嶁檪锔

TV Shows 馃挴Addict
TV Shows 馃挴Addict
1076 days agoTwitter

Serious question- if the vaccine doesn鈥檛 set me apart from unvaccinated what was the point of getting vaccinated?

More science, less quackery.
More science, less quackery.
946 days agoTwitter

My 3 year old grandson wears his mask at his pre-school without a problem. Got used to it. Seems little ones have an easier time with it than adults.

David
David
896 days agoTwitter

So pretty much masks are here until the end of the human race

William Schaefer
William Schaefer
706 days agoTwitter

Kids are not at risk from this virus!!! Flu does more damage to kids than covid and we didn't do shit for that

McKayla J
McKayla J
626 days agoTwitter

YOU BETTER NOT REINSTATE MASK MANDATES IN SCHOOLS! IGNORE THESE CHILD ABUSERS

Double Think
Double Think
636 days agoTwitter

I wear a mask daily. My mask identifies as the invisible man therefore you can鈥檛 see it but I promise it鈥檚 there.

Merlisa
Merlisa
596 days agoTwitter

Pink eye has a near 100 percent survival rate. However, many of these same anti-mask parents would be outraged if kids with pink eye were allowed to attend school simply because their parents screamed "FREEDOM!"

Daniel Austin Healy
Daniel Austin Healy
556 days agoTwitter

Hmm, Pfizer throws big money at the AAP. Of course they鈥檇 recommend keeping kids masked and afraid. Disgusting. https://t.co/鈥婫WeCkADNFQ

Carla
Carla
596 days agoTwitter

Except in Arizona, where our governor, the ice cream salesman, has forbidden masks in schools

telekinetica
telekinetica
616 days agoTwitter

Not happening in logical school districts. 'Optional' is the way to go.

MLK鈥檚 Anger Translator
MLK鈥檚 Anger Translator
586 days agoTwitter

My niece wears a mask at school without a problem which means everyone in here complaining is less mature than a freaking 8 year old. Congratulations.

DisplacedSuthernBelle
DisplacedSuthernBelle
506 days agoTwitter

Is this the same American Academy of Pediatrics that about 1-2 years ago, recommend not putting gender on a child鈥檚 birth certificate- because 鈥渇eelings鈥 (or something )?

Just checking.

Anti-virus Unprogram.
Anti-virus Unprogram.
526 days agoTwitter

They also suggest sunscreen from Johnson and Johnson and look where that brought us to 馃槀馃憣

Emily Thiccinson
Emily Thiccinson
466 days agoTwitter

I make my 3 year old wear 2 or 3, depending on how much of his vegetables he finishes.

James
James
436 days agoTwitter

and I thought people here in the UK we鈥檙e taking things too far鈥 This is absolutely asinine

Joseph Lamb
Joseph Lamb
416 days agoTwitter

The chance of a child dying from Covid if they have no serious underlying condition is literally 1 in 2 million.

馃懝MrBlifil馃ぁ
馃懝MrBlifil馃ぁ
386 days agoTwitter

The point of masking kids was so they couldn't bring the virus home. Now that teachers parents and extended family can get vaccinated, this threat should not be a big deal anymore. If kids are having their educations ruined, individual families should be held accountable.

Too Big To Fail
Too Big To Fail
256 days agoTwitter

I am 100% behind this idea and absolutely cannot wait to get my kids vaccinated because I'm terrified of them getting COVID, but my daughter starts pre-school in September at age 3 and there is just absolutely no way whatsoever to get her to wear a mask.

Blockchain Ghost 馃馃攽
Blockchain Ghost 馃馃攽
216 days agoTwitter

This societal and emotional crippling of children, using the virus and its billions making #vaccines as an excuse, is a true crime against humanity. #Nuremberg2 should be their destination, while I started to suspect they'd prefer Shanghai.

Cheval John, Social Media Professional
Cheval John, Social Media Professional
156 days agoTwitter

The same ones who said the vaccines are ticket to freedom. The parents need to stay away from doctors who are members of this organization

Chuck
Chuck
176 days agoTwitter

This is insanity. The party of science conveniently ignoring all of it. Strange

Todd
Todd
166 days agoTwitter

Masks have proven to not be effective in preventing spread. More covid theatre from fear mongering institutions

Mr. Dotski
Mr. Dotski
146 days agoTwitter

So the vaccine doesn鈥檛 work??? Has to be that right ???

Jennifer Vann
Jennifer Vann
136 days agoTwitter

Yeah, and they also recommend less than 2 hours of screen time for children, but look where the last year brought us. Bleary eyed kids thoroughly addicted to technology. This is a recommendation and should be optional, as is all of our other parenting decisions.

RebeccaST
RebeccaST
126 days agoTwitter

Not in Tennessee. Bill Lee has passed a law that no children have to be vaccinated for anything. Let that sink in.

JohnDJr
JohnDJr
106 days agoTwitter

Sorry. I'll follow the actual science. I remember when Drs actually did that too.

Peter 鈿 Spina
Peter 鈿 Spina
106 days agoTwitter

The masks won鈥檛 unfortunately prevent them from being infected with government indoctrinations.

Mark Barger
Mark Barger
106 days agoTwitter

No serious person believes this will be an overall benefit to kids. Kids are rarely, very very rarely, impacted by COVID..

double standard
double standard
86 days agoTwitter

And the WHO says to not mask kids under 12. Which one is "misinformation"??

Mike AZ
Mike AZ
96 days agoTwitter

Dear American Academy of Pediatrics,

Get fucked.

Sincerely, reasonable human beings.

Coleman Swierc
Coleman Swierc
96 days agoTwitter

I'm just here for the nuanced and respected comments from everyone.

Klousetology
Klousetology
86 days agoTwitter

These health guidelines give no credit to personal choice and undermines individual liberties to let families make their own choice to protect themselves. Instead the mantra is said that it is 鈥渇or the greater good of the community鈥, which is not freedom.

Davidavich90
Davidavich90
76 days agoTwitter

We should all live in bubbles until the end of time. Maskers, that鈥檚 where your logic ends up.

Andrew Brockman
Andrew Brockman
76 days agoTwitter

When does it stop? Covid will never disappear. There has to be a stop to it. Glad I live and work in Texas.

Matt the King
Matt the King
66 days agoTwitter

Children 17 and under account for .05% of Covid deaths. That鈥檚 five one-hundredths of one percent. Leave the children alone.

MoreThanAThielen
MoreThanAThielen
56 days agoTwitter

Wait, so now we're not supposed to listen to the CDC, we're supposed to listen to the American Academy of Pediatrics? I like how the Left just jump back and forth between "reputable" authorities.

Jim
Jim
66 days agoTwitter

Stupidest thing I've read online today. Nobody should be forced to wear a mask.

Eric Antrobus
Eric Antrobus
56 days agoTwitter

Germany, Sweden, UK, etc鈥lus CDC and WHO disagree with this. WHO even states nobody under 12 should ever wear a mask. This is insane.

The Omega Variant
The Omega Variant
46 days agoTwitter

This has teachers Union stink all over it. The rates of contraction and transmission in children is statistically zero. It鈥檚 utterly unscientific nonsense to force children to wear masks.

#abolishteachersunions

Diogo A.
Diogo A.
56 days agoTwitter

That is a gross violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (Article 3).

Grant Hinkle
Grant Hinkle
56 days agoTwitter

They are not following the data regarding masks or Covid risks to young people. Control freaks.

J-Rock
J-Rock
56 days agoTwitter

Imagine thinking breathing in CO2 and bacteria for 8 hours is healthy. Can't wait to see what these kids come down with In 10 years!

Nurses Against Dick Pics.
Nurses Against Dick Pics.
56 days agoTwitter

My grand daughter is 5 now and she has been masking since the age of two. Does that make her a mashonista? https://t.co/鈥媘144yF1ITy

LessieSFlynn 馃寠
LessieSFlynn 馃寠
56 days agoTwitter

That鈥檚 not going to work. Young ones will take the masks off because kids are kids. Then there鈥檚 the autistic children who have sensory issues & cannot handle the masks. They need to develop a vaccine shot for the children, mandatory like all the other shots they get for school.

Tim Cy
Tim Cy
56 days agoTwitter

Masks will apparently save your life and others, vaccinated or not. Nobody, including the CDC, have any clue what they鈥檙e doing.

You Should Have Voted For Jo
You Should Have Voted For Jo
56 days agoTwitter

Have they even considered the long-term effects on the immune systems of these kids from not being exposed to common viruses and germs? When we stop these preventative measures, which we will have to do eventually, these kids will all be functionally immunosuppressed.

Gyttr Rumble
Gyttr Rumble
46 days agoTwitter

Sounds like home schooling would be an even better option.

SuzyQL 馃晩 (Not *that* Q)
SuzyQL 馃晩 (Not *that* Q)
56 days agoTwitter

Fuck all the anti-vaxxers. They did this. (I hope in areas where there are high vaccination rates, this won't be necessary. Although, areas with high vaccination rates also take masking seriously, so, there's that too . . .)

rabidpolitico
rabidpolitico
46 days agoTwitter

So vaccines don鈥檛 work? I guess it鈥檚 clear, do NOT get vaccinated! It literally doesn鈥檛 matter if you do

Broodwars
Broodwars
56 days agoTwitter

No. I'm fully vaccinated. I wore a mask dutifully while it was previously mandated. I'm not putting one on again because some bureaucratic agency is being retarded.

This isn't about safety. It's about control.