Masks Don’t Have Universal Appeal In Chicago

Some Chicago residents have mixed feelings about the amended mask mandate by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and city officials this week. Pritzker and Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady announced that those who’ve been fully vaccinated can go without masks in most settings. Chicago resident Omar Johnson said he doesn’t understand the purpose of mask-wearing, even for those who haven’t been vaccinated, he said. You can get the virus whether you wear a mask or not, he stressed. “What is the purpose,” he said.