ENVIRONMENT

Biden not alone when masked during virtual climate summit

Published on 05/05/2021 at 16:44

Facebook posts claim President Joe Biden wore a mask during the 2021 virtual climate summit despite being alone. This is false; the post features a screenshot of a video call when Biden was alone in the frame, but officials and journalists were present in the room, and leaders from at least six other countries wore masks at other times during the summit.