Americans Shun Masks and Distancing as Covid Cases Surge During Reopening

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Holding up a mask, Surgeon General Jerome Adams, right, urges the public to use masks as he speaks during a news conference with Vice President Mike Pence about the COVID-19 response, at the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service Headquarters in Rockville, Md., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Covid numbers are rising across the nation as states reopen business and large swaths of people are not wearing masks.

April Ryan speaks with Congress member Marcia Fudge (D-OH) on the missed opportunity to contain the virus, urges governors to embrace science and medicine to protect their people, and challenges President Trump to take strong leadership.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

Holding up a mask, Surgeon General Jerome Adams, right, urges the public to use masks as he speaks during a news conference with Vice President Mike Pence about the COVID-19 response, at the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service Headquarters in Rockville, Md., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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