In a grim new record for the United States, authorities reported around 90,000 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, with hospitalisations also on the rise in many states. Just days before the presidential election, candidate Joe Biden’s call for a national mask mandate has gained traction, the idea backed by the country’s top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci.
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