August 14, 2020

‘Be a patriot’: Biden backs nationwide mask mandate to fight virus

Wilmington (United States) (AFP) – White House hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday called for a nationwide mask-wearing mandate for the next three months, drawing a contrast with President Donald Trump as the challenger makes coronavirus pandemic recovery a focal point of his campaign.Declaring that “every single American should be wearing a mask” while outside their home, Biden called on governors of all 50 states to institute a national mask mandate “starting immediately” as a way to halt the virus’s spread and save tens of thousands of lives.”Look, this is America. Be a patriot,” Biden, with his …


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