Doctor says anti-mask crowd was 'uncontrollable' at school board meeting; schools in Fla., Texas defy governors by issuing mask mandates [Yahoo! News]

Published August 13, 2021

An article in Yahoo! News on militant anti-mask crowds in Tennessee quotes Thomas Russo, chief of infectious diseases at the Jacobs School, on the need and safety for masks. “Vaccination and careful safety protocols like mask wearing are crucial to protect students,” Russo said. “At the end of the day, many K-12 children are yet to be vaccinated, and a critical piece of any mitigation plan until that can happen is going to be mask usage.”