What A Day

Return Of The Mask

Return Of The Mask

What A Day - July 19, 2021 - 17:11

Los Angeles County reimposed mask mandates this weekend for everyone indoors in a public space because the Delta variant is causing cases and hospitalization rates to climb. Last week, the seven-day average of cases in the U.S. went up by almost 70 percent in a single week.The Biden administration kicked off a public war against social media companies last week regarding their inaction on the spread of COVID misinformation, and Facebook responded with a blog post that accused the White House of "finger pointing."And in headlines: extreme floods in Germany have left at least 189 people dead, a federal judge in Texas ruled against DACA, and a new report on the reach of Pegasus spyware.Show Notes:NYT: “The Pandemic Has a New Epicenter: Indonesia” – https://nyti.ms/3ex2yCUThe Guardian: “Majority of Covid misinformation came from 12 people, report finds” – https://bit.ly/3ksXl2MFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday

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