CDC prescribes masks for public transport and connected hubs
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Friday evening that masks must be worn on all public transport from Monday evening.
CDC division chief Martin S. Cetron was appointed after President Joe Biden granted a mandate Implementation ordinance January 21 that called for “immediate action” when wearing masks for “all forms of public transport”.
It applies to all public transport – planes, trains, boats and buses – as well as to transport hubs such as flight terminals, train stations, underground stations, seaports and bus depots.
It also includes ferries, subways, taxis and hail vehicles, the CDC said. Operators and transport workers must also wear masks.
The order is not valid for children up to 2 years of age, commercial vehicles …