The Wall Street Journal reports:
U.S. travelers and commuters will be required to wear a mask on nearly all forms of public transportation and inside of transportation hubs, according to a late Friday emergency order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The mandate, which goes into effect on Tuesday and applies to most everyone over the age of two, effectively reverses the Trump administration’s policy. It follows an executive order issued by President Joe Biden on Jan. 21, which required passengers to wear face covering during interstate travel.
Under the new CDC policy, face masks must be worn by all travelers on airplanes, ships, trains, subways, buses, taxis, and ride-shares and inside airports, bus or ferry terminals, train and subway stations and seaports, according to the order.
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