Gov. Greg Abbott says winter storm delayed his planned revocation of mask mandate
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As questions swirled around his decision to end Texas' mask mandate and lift other pandemic precautions, Gov. Greg Abbott continued Thursday attempting to clarify which doctors and health experts he consulted before making the pronouncement, which has drawn national attention and concern from federal infectious disease experts. In the end, Abbott named only one physician who endorsed his decision. In an interview with the American-Statesman and KVUE-TV, Abbott also said that he had planned to ease restrictions in late February as new vaccine shipments were set to arrive, denying the idea that ...