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Uber and Lyft dropping mask requirements

Uber riders and drivers can also leave their masks at home. The ride-service company announced facial coverings are no longer mandatory in their vehicles. Lyft also suspended their mask requirements.

Looking back on 2021: The battle over masks

Between new variants and expanded access to vaccines, one thing that did not change as we entered the second year of the coronavirus pandemic was the battle over masks. While some rushed to get vaccinated against potential coronavirus exposure, the debate over face coverings raged on, right to the South Carolina Supreme Court.