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CDC Extends Mask Mandate for Airports and Public Transit

HeadlineApr 14, 2022

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has extended a mask mandate for all public transit passengers through May 3. The Biden administration has come under increasing pressure from Republicans, airline executives and business leaders who want to allow the mask mandate to expire. On Thursday, the Biden administration formally extended the U.S. coronavirus public health emergency for another 90 days. Despite the declaration, many people without health insurance report they’re being charged $100 or more for coronavirus tests, and may face hospital bills for COVID treatment, after Congress allowed emergency pandemic aid to lapse.

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