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As mask requirements end, COVID protection comes down to personal choice

Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 12:12pm
Updated: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 12:13pm
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This week, a federal judge effectively ended the Biden administration’s TSA mask mandate.

Airlines and airports around the country lifted mask requirements almost immediately, including Sky Harbor here in Phoenix. But the debate over public health continues.

Dr. Saskia Popescu is an infectious disease epidemiologist and senior infection preventionist at the University of Arizona.

The Show spoke with her to learn about how this move could affect the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses.

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