A tea shop supplier and a brush manufacturer switched to making masks after the lockdown. But the gamble didn't pay off.
The human body isn't wired to stay in a constant state of fight-or-flight.
One immunization expert says the Biden team should be talking to state leaders about what they'll need to roll out vaccines.
One community that adopted the requirements early says the change has been good for business.
To encourage a certain behavior, policymakers can choose carrots or sticks. There's evidence that the sticks are more effective.
Public health professionals have been advocating for masks for months, yet pockets of stiff resistance remain.
Some confrontations with customers have turned ugly.