More cities may bring back mask mandates as COVID cases rise

(NEW YORK) -- Cities and counties throughout the United States are considering reinstating mask mandates as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise. In Los Angeles County, 8,091 new infections were reported on Friday, the latest date for which data is available, according to the... Read More.

Will the BA.5 COVID strain force new mask mandates?

(NEW YORK) -- The new COVID-19 variant, called BA.5, has been rapidly spreading across the country and is now estimated to make up more than 60% of new cases, according to the CDC. It is highly transmissible, compared to previous variants, and seemingly more... Read More.

DOJ appealing ruling that struck down travel mask mandate

(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department said Wednesday it will appeal a court ruling by a Florida judge that struck down the federal government's order to wear masks while traveling, after the administration's top public health officials insisted the mandate was still necessary "at this... Read More.