August 6, 2021
“I think the school districts in Pennsylvania have to decide what they want to do,” Wolf said.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania will not be issuing an indoor mask mandate for its schools like New Jersey did on Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf said. Wolf said the decision will be up to each school district. “I think the school districts in Pennsylvania have to decide what they want to do,” Wolf said.
August 25, 2021
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf wants to take away the power of the individual districts and make it simply a statewide rule.
Updated: August 2021
So far, most studies found little to no evidence for the effectiveness of face masks in the general population, neither as personal protective equipment nor as a source control.
Video: A mask-wearing, 19-year-old US athlete collapsing during an 800-meter run (April 2021):
Face masks in the general population might be effective, at least in some circumstances, but there is currently little to no evidence supporting this proposition. If the coronavirus is indeed transmitted via indoor aerosols, face masks are unlikely to be protective. Health authorities should therefore not assume or suggest that face masks will reduce the rate or risk of infection.