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Opinion: Pollution is regulated, why not viral droplets?

Jim Blackburn

Opinion: Pollution is regulated, why not viral droplets?.

By Jim Blackburn and Jack Matson 

While Gov. Abbott has issued a statewide mask order, tensions between individual rights and public health remain. In this op-ed, published shortly before Abbott's order, the authors liken mandatory mask policies to anti-pollution laws that protect the public’s health. Houston Chronicle (subscription required): https://bit.ly/2VHX6n8