Student Mask Mandates: Media Imagines Scientific Consensus

Student Mask Mandates: Media Imagines Scientific Consensus

Welcome back to “Forgotten Fact-Checks,” a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we explore the merits (or lack thereof) of progressives’ school masking obsession, remember the most well-done and important stories about the September attacks, and take our usual aim at various media misses.

Mask Madness

“The scientific research is conclusive: Widespread masking in schools significantly limits COVID transmission among students,” tweeted NPR while promoting its story “Yes, Gov. DeSantis, Studies Do Show Masks Curb Covid-19 In Schools.”

According to its author, the “still raging” political debate over whether masks should be required in schools ignores the “scientific consensus”

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Originally Posted on: https://www.nationalreview.com/news/the-media-imagine-a-scientific-consensus-on-student-mask-mandates/
[By: Isaac Schorr & Brittany Bernstein

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