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How to decide whether to go maskless as states drop mandates

The Washington Post, Feb. 10, 2022

February 10, 2022

How to decide whether to go maskless as states drop mandates

“If it’s a crowded indoor venue where I don’t know the vaccination status of the folks around me, I’m likely going to wear a mask for the time being,” said David Souleles, University of California, Irvine’s COVID-19 Response Team director. … Souleles described “layers of protection” that help protect against the virus and said the “strongest layer is our vaccination layer. Vaccinate, vaccinate, vaccinate, boost, boost, boost,” he said.