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Fallout, Confusion Continue in Wake of CDC Mask Announcement

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, defends the policy after the agency announced that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks for indoor and other activities.
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What Do You Think of the CDC's Unmasking Guidance?

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are no longer required to wear masks or physically distance in many places and situations.
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The CDC Weighs In On Masks In School For The Rest Of The Year

1 month ago   |   By Scary Mommy

The CDC is clearing up confusion over its recent suggestion that fully vaccinated Americans can ditch their masks
As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues expanding to include Americans of all age groups, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shocked many last week when they announced that fully vaccinated people don't need to wear a mask indoors , just days after announcing that masks in most outdoor spaces aren't necessary to prevent the spread of the virus either if you're fully vaccinated.
The new mask guidance certainly came as a bit of a surprise since only about 60 percent...
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EXPLAINER: Do I still have to wear a mask? What about kids?

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

The government's new guidance on masks for vaccinated people has left some Americans confused and businesses and states scrambling
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What experts are saying about the CDC's new mask guidance

What experts are saying about the CDC's new mask guidance

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Last week, the CDC relaxed its masking guidance to say that fully vaccinated Americans do not need to wear masks or socially distance indoors.
CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, explained that the updated guidance was in response to a recent sharp decrease in cases and mounting real-world evidence about the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
Walensky told ABC News on Sunday that that the guidance for unvaccinated Americans has not changed.
“The guidance... is about individuals and what individuals are at risk if they are not vaccinated. If they are vaccinated, they are
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