Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Shed Masks, Says CDC


Vaccinated Americans don’t need a mask most of the time, says an article on CNN.

Fully vaccinated need not wear masks

The US CDC announced people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under special circumstances.

Where masks should be worn?

There are a handful of instances where people will still need to wear masks — in a healthcare setting or at a business that requires them — even if they’ve had their final vaccine dose two or more weeks ago, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky told reporters at a press briefing. Fully vaccinated people will also still need to wear masks on airplanes, buses, trains, and other public transportation, she said.

“Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or physical distancing,” Walensky said. “If you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing the things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. We have all longed for this moment when we can get back to some sense of normalcy.”

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Source: CNN




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