Biden orders tougher mask rules as part of overhauled COVID-19 strategy

Says his plan is ‘based on scientific, not politics’

In this photo from Jan. 11, President-elect Joe Biden receives the second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination from Chief Nurse Executive Ric Cuming at ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital on in Newark, Delaware. Biden received the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine three weeks after his first dose, received a few days before Christmas. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)