Mask Mandates Are Necessary — and Should Be Nonpolitical

Tom Sinks, EPN member; former Human Subjects Research Review Official, EPA Program in Human Research and Ethics Oversight; former Director, EPA Office of the Science Advisor; and former Deputy Director, National Center for Environmental Health & Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC, penned this Letter to the Editor discussing why mask mandates should follow CDC guidance and why such public health decisions should be nonpolitical.