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Yes, this is the right moment to lift mask mandates

By Megan McArdle

19 Apr 2022 · 3 min read

It is telling, isn’t it, that the Biden administration did not immediately commit to filing an emergency appeal after a federal judge in Florida overturned the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s mask mandate for travel settings?

Instead, the administration has said it is “in the process of deciding” whether it will try to stop the order from U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle from going into effect.

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