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Opinion: Want football this fall? Don't be selfish. Wear a mask to slow COVID-19 spread

INDIANAPOLIS — Until we get a vaccination for the coronavirus, you’re the best hope we’ve got. Yes, you. And you and you. Also: you. And me. Want to beat this thing? Want to weaken its spread, strengthen our economy?

Let’s get down to brass tacks: Do you want football in the fall?

Wear a mask.

Apparently people have reasons for not wearing a mask, for being offended at the very idea that businesses and restaurants and some state governments mandate the wearing of masks. I’m wondering if those reasons, whatever they are, trump mine:

I don’t want people to die.