Baltimore’s Democrat Mayor Brandon Scott walked off from the podium Monday when pressed on his refusal to make changes to the city’s mask-at-all-times policy despite an anticipated update from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) which came Tuesday.
According to a local Fox affiliate in Baltimore, Scott did not answer a reporter’s questions about the science used to justify the policy that all individuals, regardless of immunity status, wear face masks even outside.
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I asked Johns Hopkins Dr. Amesh Adalja about the benefits of wearing a mask at all times, including outside when you can keep six feet of distance.
“I don’t think that wearing a mask [outdoors] adds much benefit,” Dr. Adalja told me this morning. pic.twitter.com/0a6WFLCTm1
— Mikenzie Frost (@MikenzieFrost) April 26, 2021
The CDC officially pulled back guidance recommending vaccinated individuals wear masks outdoors Tuesday, a policy millions of Americans had already ignored long before vaccines were even available as