After the federal government announced on Friday that it would end the obligation to wear masks in long-distance rail transport at the beginning of next month, the Hessian state government announced that it would also suspend this regulation for local public transport.

Ewald Hetrodt

Correspondent for the Rhein-Main-Zeitung in Wiesbaden.

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Manfred Koehler

Head of department of the Rhein-Main editorial team of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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However, according to a press release from the Ministry of Social Affairs, the general recommendation remains the same: to protect yourself against infection with FFP2 masks and to protect yourself against serious illnesses with vaccination.