Coronavirus cases are rapidly rising in the U.S.A. Today, there are reportedly nearly 50,000 new cases of Coronavirus in the U.S., an 87% rise over the past two weeks, according to the New York Times. So far, more than 2,703,200 people in the U.S. have been infected and at least 128,100 have died.
And yet, the question of whether or not people should wear face masks remains divisive. Experts say wearing a face mask significantly decreases the spread of the virus. But many Americans claim that being told to wear a mask is a violation of their "freedom." But what happens when one person's individual "freedom" has a deadly effect on others?