PBS NewsHour

Missouri public health official abused over pro-mask stance

Clip: 07/29/2021 | 7m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

The frustration over masking mandates that has been playing out around the country erupted in Missouri Tuesday night during a county council meeting that focused on the new mask mandates issued just the day before. Dr. Faisal Khan, the acting director of the St Louis County Health Department called to testify during that meeting, faced racial slurs, verbal attacks and even physical intimidation.

Aired: 07/29/21

Rating: NR

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