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Bay Area health officers formally support state keeping mask mandate through June 15

Original post made on May 21, 2021

Public health officers in the Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley formally voiced their support Wednesday for the state keeping its mask mandate in place through June 15.

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Posted by C. R. Mudgeon
a resident of Danville
on May 21, 2021 at 9:07 am

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So now, “the science”, or at least the CDC’s version of it, isn’t worth following.... Keeping various semi-lockdown rules in place until 6/15 is entirely arbitrary, and NOT supported by data. I think there are two reasons. First, CA officials don’t like to relinquish power (as John Belushi said in Animal House, “It’s not over until WE say it’s over!”). Two, the teachers unions told Newsom to keep things semi-shut down until after the school year was over. June 15th is a politically-set date, not a scientifically-set date. CA might be the only state in the country with people who are so easily led....

Posted by The Dude
a resident of San Ramon
on May 22, 2021 at 11:51 am

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I completely agree. The "science" is magically going to change on that particular date?