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Philadelphia reinstates its mask mandate, the first major U.S. city to do so

KCBS Radio, April 11, 2022 (Audio)

April 11, 2022

Philadelphia reinstates its mask mandate, the first major U.S. city to do so

With BA.2 cases surging, today the city of Philadelphia reinstated indoor masking requirements just over a month after lifting them. It’s the first major city to make this move, and the mandate take effect next week. For more, KCBS news anchors Kris Ankarlo and Patti Reising spoke to Andrew Noymer, epidemiologist, demographer [and associate professor of public health] at University of California, Irvine.