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in General Factchecking by Genius (41.9k points) 1 flag
President Biden signed an executive order saying masks will be mandatory starting on June 12, 2024.
by (110 points)
This is false. There is no mask mandate for 2024. After researching on CNN.com, it is clear that there is no updates regarding mask mandates in June.
by (140 points)
If anyone is to Google "Mask mandate 2024", there are no articles that support or back this mandate being a real thing. Joe Biden's name does not come up either, which further disproves the truth in this article.
by Novice (540 points)
There are no articles or evidence supporting "Mask Mandate 2024". This is not true and Tik Tok is not a liable source that had supporting evidence. It is not a fact.  Again I could not find one article supporting this claim

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by Apprentice (1.2k points)
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This is false. Biden has relaxed mask mandates. 

https://nypost.com/2024/04/12/us-news/biden-rids-covid-executive-order-requiring-masks-in-federal-buildings/

US News: "The Biden administration is relaxing its COVID-19 protocols and resources as the winter wave of the coronavirus appears past its peak and fading."

https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2024-03-05/biden-administration-relaxes-covid-19-guidance-resources-as-winter-wave-shifts-into-rear-view 

False
by Master (5.0k points)
It's great that you cited your sources! If you want to take this a step further, it might be a good idea to prove the credibility of your sources. Can people trust US News, and if so, why?
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by (140 points)
There is no mask mandate coming in June of 2024. If you Google President Biden's executive orders no mask madates come up. Aslo, if you google mask mandates United States 2024, nothing comes up.
False
by Master (5.0k points)
Is there anything else about this that you could look into? The original post cited their source of this information. Could you look into what that source is saying and where it got its information?
by Genius (41.9k points)
What are your sources? When you conducted the Google search, what websites did you use to find out the claim is false?
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by (180 points)
This is not true. After searching on google there are no websites or articles mentioning an upcoming mask mandate.
False
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by (140 points)

If anyone is to Google "Mask mandate 2024", there are no articles that support or back this mandate being a real thing. Joe Biden's name does not come up either, which further disproves the truth in this article.

False
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by Newbie (240 points)
https://www.unmc.edu/healthsecurity/transmission/2024/01/02/covid-mask-mandates-return-to-hospitals-in-five-states/#:~:text=Medical%20professionals%20and%20the%20CDC,any%20indoor%20and%20outdoor%20setting.

This article from Nebraska Medicine confirms the inaccuracy of this statement. The article explains that no state in the country has a mandatory mask policy for indoor or outdoor settings.
False
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by Novice (520 points)
This can be disproven with a simple Google search. If an executive order mandating mask-wearing was signed, there would be at least one article from a credible, large news agency about this. Additionally, a simple glance at COVID-19 transmission data for 2024 so far shows no need for the mask mandate to return at this point, 4 years after the pandemic.
False
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by Newbie (240 points)
This is false. There is no evidence to support this claim.

https://www.cnn.com/factsfirst/politics/factcheck_60eb37c5-0919-4371-b8f9-c7645480b079
False
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by Newbie (200 points)

this is false. You can look up 2024 mask mandate for your county/area. https://secure.sos.state.or.us/oard/viewSingleRule.action?ruleVrsnRsn=286429

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by (180 points)
False
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by Newbie (240 points)
https://www.oregon.gov/oha/covid19/pages/masks.aspx

There are no articles or news information about a mask mandate coming back into effect during the 2024 calendar year. The closest thing you can find on the internet is when the United States Government released a statement saying masks are no longer mandatory.
False

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