Health experts are laying the foundation for permanent mask mandates, and life that will never go back to pre-Covid normal.
“I feel like there is this perception that once we have a #CoronavirusVaccine life will go back to normal,” tweeted Dr. Krutika Kuppalli. “Life will not be like it was pre-COVID. Even after we have a #vaccine you will still need to use good hand hygiene, maintain physical distance, avoid crowds and wear masks,” she added.
Kuppalli served as an expert witness recently for the House of Representatives.
In a recent CNN article, international security editor Nick Paton Walsh asserted that mask mandates will become “permanent,” “just part of life,” and that the public would need to “come to terms with it.”
Earlier this month, a senior U.S. Army official said that there’ll probably never be a return to “normal” post-COVID and that rules such as social distancing and mask wearing will likely become permanent.
The idea that we are now in a permanent new normal is also being pushed by the World Economic Forum, which has said the true goal of the pandemic is to implement a “great reset.”
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