August 13, 2022

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Denver airport, RTD still encouraging masks as judge voids federal COVID mandate

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Travelers enter TSA security at Denver International Airport on Oct. 27, 2021. (Jeremy Sparig, Special to the Colorado Sun)

By Curt Anderson, The Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida on Monday voided the national mask mandate covering airlines and other public transportation as exceeding the authority of U.S. health officials in their response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The mandate, recently extended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, covered a vast array of transportation, from airplanes and trains to city subways and ride-sharing vehicles such as Uber.

The Transportation Security Administration has announced that it does not plan to enforce mask mandates on planes.

A Denver International Airport spokeswoman said the airport is…

The Associated Press

2022-04-18 17:35:28

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