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A revolt against wearing masks creates a new coronavirus danger as California reopens

People walk along Harbor Boulevard in downtown Fullerton on Thursday, some wearing masks, some not. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)

Yahoo News –

As California rapidly reopens its economy, health officials have made clear the only way to avoid a wave of new coronavirus infections is with strict safety rules, including social distancing, limits on the capacity of businesses and wearing face coverings when around other people. But a mask rebellion is underway in some parts of the state, with residents pushing back on mandatory face-covering rules.