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ETNT Health Logo By Alek Korab of ETNT Health | Slide 4 of 6: Virginia lifted mask mandates in schools. "I think it is too soon to do that because a lot of schools have built their preparations around the use," said Dr. Gottlieb. "Some masks—and whatever we wanna say about the benefit that masks are providing—it's providing some benefit and a lot of schools that couldn't implement social distancing, couldn't implement testing are relying on masks as their only tools. So to withdraw it right at the peak … We should wait. I think within two weeks, we'll be able to make that decision…I think parents are willing to tolerate masks in schools."RELATED: Virus Expert Just Issued This "Get Worse" Warning

3. Virus Expert Says it's Too Soon to Lift Mask Mandates in Schools

Virginia lifted mask mandates in schools. "I think it is too soon to do that because a lot of schools have built their preparations around the use," said Dr. Gottlieb. "Some masks—and whatever we wanna say about the benefit that masks are providing—it's providing some benefit and a lot of schools that couldn't implement social distancing, couldn't implement testing are relying on masks as their only tools. So to withdraw it right at the peak … We should wait. I think within two weeks, we'll be able to make that decision…I think parents are willing to tolerate masks in schools."

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