Tuesday, July 27

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Arizona, coronavirus, Doug Ducey, masks, Politics, Public Schools, Vaccines

Arizona Gov. tells school districts they can’t force unvaccinated students to quarantine following COVID-19 exposure

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey targeted two school districts over quarantine policies for unvaccinated students. The Republican said requiring certain kids to quarantine if they've been exposed goes against state law. But lawyers for the districts argue the policies are based on state and federal public health guidelines. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey warned two school districts this week that requiring unvaccinated students to quarantine after exposure to COVID-19 is against state law.In a letter to two superintendents on Wednesday, Ducey said the districts' policy to mandate a 10-day quarantine ...
CDC, COVID-19, Florida, Law, masks, Transportation, Travel, UK Weekend, Weekend BI UK

A man who sued Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and 4 other airlines over the face mask mandate has taken his case to the Supreme Court

A frequent flier has asked the Supreme Court for an emergency injunction against the mask mandate. Lucas Wall, of Washington, DC, last month filed lawsuits against the CDC and seven airlines. Legal experts said his SCOTUS application was part of a growing "shadow docket" at the high court. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man who's suing seven airlines and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over mandatory mask-wearing on flights has taken his case directly to the Supreme Court.Lucas Wall has asked the Supreme Court to issue a preliminary injunction against the CDC to put an end to the federal mask m...
coronavirus, COVID-19, delta variant, israel, Lockdown, masks, Science, vaccine passport

Israel may have to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions this week as the Delta variant drives a rise in new cases

Israeli officials have reinstated some COVID-19 travel restrictions and an indoor mask mandate. The Delta variant is driving a surge in infections — Israel is now counting about 300 cases per day. The country may limit gatherings and impose restrictions on unvaccinated people again this week. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
CDC, Chicago, COVID-19, Drivers, Law, lawsuit, Legal, masks, Ridesharing apps, Tech Insider, Transportation, Weekend BI UK

Lyft and Uber driver who works in Chicago sues CDC over its mask mandate, saying it infringes on his constitutional freedoms

The CDC last week was sued by a Chicago rideshare driver over its mask mandate. Justin Mahwikizi, the driver, said the mandate limits his freedoms of speech and religion. "It's against my Christian beliefs to refuse service to someone in need," he told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man who works as a driver for rideshare apps like Lyft and Uber in Chicago last week filed a lawsuit against the CDC over its federal mask mandate, saying it was unconstitutional. Justin Mahwikizi said in his complaint that the mask mandate limited both his freedom of religion and freedom of speech. He said that's because he's ...
COVID-19, masks, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Politics

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said he lost $7 million making COVID-19 masks in the operation he announced alongside Trump

Last year, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said his company would make and donate COVID-19 masks. Lindell told The Daily Beast he lost $7 million on the effort and has millions of masks left over. "I can't give them away," Lindell told The Daily Beast. "No one wants the things anymore." See more stories on Insider's business page. In a speech from the Rose Garden last year alongside then-President Donald Trump, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said his company would produce and distribute face masks to do their part in the COVID-19 pandemic.Now, the conservative figure is saying the operation has cost him millions of dollars and that they have ...