• The CDC Says That The Fully Vaccinated Can Shed Masks-Both Indoors and Outdoors

    1 month ago - By Time

    In news everyone has been waiting for since last year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said May 13 that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can ditch their masks , both indoors and outdoors, and stop social distancing as well.
    It was welcome news, especially as politicians and many in the public have been criticizing the CDC for moving too slowly to update its guidelines as more people in the U.S.- over 35% as of today -have received a full course of vaccinations. In addition, while initial research only showed that vaccination prevented COVID-19 disease...
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  • Don't Toss Your Masks Yet - Here's When You'll Still Need Them Under the New CDC Guidelines

    Don't Toss Your Masks Yet - Here's When You'll Still Need Them Under the New CDC Guidelines

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    The CDC lifted another COVID-19 restriction today, announcing that fully vaccinated people can stop masking and social-distancing in most indoor and outdoor social settings of any size. The news comes as Americans continue to receive the highly effective COVID-19 vaccines, which may reduce transmission of the disease , according to growing data. It's the latest instance of the CDC loosening COVID restrictions that have noticeable effects on our lives; just a few weeks ago, the agency said you didn't need to mask outdoors while walking, running, and biking, or dining in a small group. But...
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  • Vaccinated Americans May Go Without Masks in Most Places, Federal Officials Say

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks or maintain social distance indoors or outdoors, with some exceptions, the C.D.C. advised.
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  • CDC Eases Up On Indoor Mask-Wearing For Vaccinated People

    1 month ago - By CommonHealth Wbur

    In a striking move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, saying it is safe for them to stop wearing masks inside most places.
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