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No new order has been passed regarding the no-fly list as the airline is sufficiently empowered under existing DGCA rules to take action, an official said.
The video was shared by a self-proclaimed doctor on Twitter & YouTube. The group in the video challenges the effectiveness of masks & says there’s ‘mind manipulation’ behind it.
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San Francisco/Atlanta: The mask may have reached a tipping point. President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday pushed to encourage mask-wearing, explicitly endorsing a measure widely seen as crucial to stemming the coronavirus pandemic, and potentially quelling a bitter debate that experts say costs lives. The president, who for months resisted covering his face in public, tweeted that “it is Patriotic to wear a face mask when you can’t socially distance.” And Vice President Mike Pence told governors in a teleconference that he supported their mask mandates, with the administration even sending a memorandum to New Jersey recommending that it continue its order. The reversal followed polls that showed Trump’s refusal to champion masks was out of step with citizens terrified by rising case counts nationwide. It also comes as Republican governors, facing outbreaks spiraling beyond control, begin to break with Trump on the issue. Texas Governor Greg Abbott last week cast masks...
US President Donald Trump had earlier refused to advocate use of masks, claiming that it was Americans' 'personal choice' to wear them.
A Pew survey found a partisan divide among mask users and non-mask believers, with age and geography also impacting mask wearing behaviours.
Wading into debate in US over wearing of face masks in public, Twitter said users can have the edit button ‘when everyone wears a mask’.
Trump has mocked his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, for wearing a mask and hasn’t publicly worn one, though he is facing calls to do so.
Mask wearing is likely to do the most good in settings where people have little choice but to interact in enclosed spaces like grocery stores and medical clinics.
Researchers have found that the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can be shed in faeces for up to a month after the illness.