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When Should States End Outdoor Mask Mandates?05:58
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Several states in the U.S. continue to require masks outdoors, while also allowing limited indoor dining. The requirements appear to contradict the current scientific understanding of COVID-19, which shows the risk of transmission is far higher inside than outdoors, writes Derek Thompson.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Thompson, staff writer for The Atlantic, about outdoor mask mandates and when they should end.

This segment aired on April 19, 2021.

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