Former President Donald Trump attacked President Joe Biden for the CDC’s decision to require vaccinated people to wear masks in certain situations Tuesday.
The CDC updated its guidance Tuesday, reversing a decision earlier this summer that allowed vaccinated Americans to forgo masks both indoors and outdoors. The CDC credits the change to the ongoing spread of the Delta COVID variant despite vaccines still working against the strain.
“We won’t go back. We won’t mask our children,” Trump said in a statement. “Joe Biden and his Administration learned nothing from the last year. Brave Americans learned how to safely and responsibly live and fight back. Don’t surrender to COVID. Don’t go back! Why do Democrats distrust the science? Don’t let this happen to our children or our Country.”
To prevent further spread of the Delta variant, the CDC updated its mask guidance to recommend fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors when in areas with “substantial” and “high” transmission of Covid-19, which includes nearly two-thirds of US countie… (Read more)