With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing the new guidelines for fully vaccinated people, the thought of living life like before has many nervous to go mask-less.
The Guardian got the opinions of a few fully vaccinated people on not wearing a mask in public spaces anymore. Francesca, a 46-year-old professor, does not plan on getting rid of her face mask that she says has been a “invisibility cloak” in helping to blend in. “Maybe it’s because I’m a New Yorker or maybe it’s because I always feel like I have to present my best self to the world, but it has been such a relief to feel anonymous,” she said. “It’s like having a force field around me that says ‘don’t see me’.”
Francesca isn’t the only one. Becca Marshalla, 25, who works at a bookstore near Chicago told The Guardian, “It’s a common consensus among my co-workers that we prefer not having customers see our faces. Oftentimes when a customer is being rude or saying off-color political things, I’m not allowed to grimace or ‘make a face’ because that will set them off. With a mask, I don’t have to smile at them or worry about keeping a neutral face.” After more than a year of the coronavirus pandemic, many have found specific reasons to keep their masks on their face. Whether it’s for personal reasons like Francesca and Becca or strictly for the health of yourself and others, as restrictions continue to be lifted, it’s okay to be reluctant about giving up these life-saving pieces of cloth.
Many businesses have shifted their products to creating masks that will go with every outfit and design out there. We’ve also seen athletes like Naomi Osaka, take advantage of the power that the masks give in bringing awareness.
While we continue to venture through the rest of 2021, the even newer new normal is creeping on us pretty quickly but continuing to stay safe has to remain as the priority. Let us know your thoughts, will you continue to wear your mask or are you ready to leave it in the past?
Lame Duck Donald Trump Tries To Take Credit For Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Twitter Says Not So Fast
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🔥@Mike_Pence is LYING. @Pfizer says it did NOT join in the administration's program.— Dena Grayson, MD, PhD (@DrDenaGrayson) November 9, 2020
Pfizer’s head of vaccine development Dr. Kathrin Jansen told the @nytimes: “We were never part of the Warp Speed...We have never taken any money from the U.S. government, or from anyone.”💥 https://t.co/xZ30pa8XOL
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My favorite part about the Pfizer news is that they didn't take government help to do it.— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) November 9, 2020
“We were never part of the Warp Speed,” Kathrin Jansen, a senior vice president at Pfizer. “We have never taken any money from the U.S. government, or from anyone."https://t.co/WkLgvYo00n
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To clarify:— Dan Primack (@danprimack) November 9, 2020
Pfizer's vaccine development was NOT part of Operation Warp Speed, and received no govt money.
Pfizer did agree to distribute the vaccine via Op Warp Speed, if it is approved by the FDA. https://t.co/uzTrtEqU9H
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As Trumpers claim he was somehow cheated by this Pfizer announcement coming a week after the election, remember that Pfizer wasn’t part of the Warp Speed program. It literally has zero to do with Trump.— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) November 9, 2020
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I find it hilarious that trump who is a huge anti-vaxxer pinned his hopes for reelection on a vaccine.— Alex Cole (@acnewsitics) November 9, 2020
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The Trump presidency began with a lie about a president’s birth certificate and ends with a lie about a vaccine. Perfect. https://t.co/tYT6j5SEFK— stuart stevens (@stuartpstevens) November 9, 2020
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It's very encouraging to hear there has been progress in developing a covid-19 vaccine.— Zarah Sultana MP (@zarahsultana) November 9, 2020
If it is successful, access to the vaccine must be based on need, not ability to pay.
The rich shouldn't be allowed to jump the queue.
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The trump mob have nothing to do with the pfizer vaccine. nothing. yet they are trying to mislead Americans into thinking that they do. More lies .— ✌🏼rosanna arquette (@RoArquette) November 9, 2020
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We welcome the encouraging vaccine news from @pfizer & @BioNTech_Group & salute all scientists & partners around the 🌍 who are developing new safe, efficacious tools to beat #COVID19. The 🌍 is experiencing unprecedented scientific innovation & collaboration to end the pandemic!— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) November 9, 2020
Despite New CDC Regulations Many Will Continue To Wear Their Masks ‘It’s like an invisibility cloak’ was originally published on woldcnews.com