(WSVN) - A new nationwide mask mandate is now in effect.
Travelers on public transportation, like airplanes, trains, buses and rideshares, are required to wear a face mask.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s order went into effect just before midnight, Monday.
The refusal to wear a face mask is now a violation of federal law that builds on an executive order signed by President Biden in January.
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