When can we stop wearing masks?

"The key to no masks is a low likelihood of transmission in the community, and the key to that will be the level of vaccination." Herd immunity could be reached, he says, if around 70 to 80 per cent of people are vaccinated, at which point public...

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Em
Em
21 · 5 days ago · Twitter

I’ll be wearing mine on the subway for the rest of my life

Jake Cob
Jake Cob
13 · 5 days ago · Twitter

The US has given people both doses. Don't be disengenuous

Ron
Ron
9 · 6 days ago · Twitter

Not when the ICUs are at capacity.. to suggest otherwise is a slap in the face to all our healthcare workers.

Ruth
Ruth
9 · 5 days ago · Twitter

When we can have as many people fully vaccinated as they do. Good grief. Now is certainly not the time to center "loosening the rules" as your headline message.

Krista Pennington
Krista Pennington
7 · 5 days ago · Twitter

Can we keep the masks? It's nice not worrying about someone coughing or sneezing on me and I think I look younger in a mask. And no more RBF.

Anastasia
Anastasia
6 · 5 days ago · Twitter

This is a terrible headline. The US "loosened" their restrictions to basically be what ours already is. We're allowed to be outdoors w/o a mask when we can keep our distance. They only just started saying that. Why are you trying to get anti-maskers here all riled up?

Sko
Sko
6 · 5 days ago · Twitter

Clearly the obvious answer to such a puerile question is, "when we are ready to – and at no time before then."

Kdub
Kdub
5 · 5 days ago · Twitter

This is the last question we need answered. How about, when can we go to a restaurant, swimming pool, gym, birthday party, barber?

Lucy
Lucy
5 · 5 days ago · Twitter

What is the issue about masks ? We are fighting a pandemic, even after vaccination we are still vulnerable. We should learn to live with them.