Mask Up ND - They Did it, We Can Too

The words of Dr. Deborah Birx were stark.

On a visit to North Dakota last week, Birx, the White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator, laid it on the line: “...in your grocery stores and in your restaurants and frankly even in your hotels, this is the least use of masks that we have we seen in retail establishments of any place we have been."

Perhaps it’s time to learn a lesson from our ancestors. More than a hundred years ago, the world and the nation were facing what we are today. In 1918-1919 a virus spread world-wide, infecting about 500 million people and killing 50 million.

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