Skip to comments.Questions Surface About Worker Protections at Border, Airports
Posted on 05/01/2009 4:16:30 AM PDT by Melissa 24
A group of 20 congressmen have sent a letter to the White House voicing concerns that U.S. inspectors at the Mexico border are being barred from wearing protective face masks as they monitor people for swine flu -- though other government officials insist there's no official ban on masks.
A Los Angeles International Airport worker walks past a Mexicana Airlines sign in Los Angeles April... A Los Angeles International Airport worker walks past a Mexicana Airlines sign in Los Angeles April 29, 2009. A Mexican toddler became the first person to die in the United States of swine flu as President Barack Obama's administration readied April 29 for a "full-fledged pandemic." (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)"What I've learned is that there's a procedure that says primary inspectors at the border are allowed to wear gloves but not allowed to wear protective face masks unless they've observed something after the fact," Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Calif., told ABC News today
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Sorry, that ought to read
Clearly, the clowns are running the show.
Maybe there is no reason to wear the masks other than to cause hysteria amongst the US populace and draw our attention away from Washington while we are being skewered in a dozen different ways on a daily basis.
MIGHT BE “COVERING YOUR FACE” issue. Whenwill they come out with “clear” masks???