CDC eases indoor mask requirements for fully vaccinated Americans
13 Mai, 2021, 23:23 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is easing indoor mask-wearing guidance for Americans who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
"This is an exciting and powerful moment, it could only happen because of the work of so many who made sure we have the rapid administration of three safe and effective vaccines", she added.
She also said that "the past year has shown us that this virus can be unpredictable, so if things get worse, there is always a chance we may need to make a change to these recommendations". Earlier this week, Fauci said that as more people get vaccinated, "we do need to start being more liberal" with mask rules, and when asked if it's time to relax indoor mask mandates, he said, "I think so". The announcement marks a major milestone in the effort to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. But King observed that many vaccinated people still feel pressure to wear their mask outdoors or are unsure whether it's truly "time" to remove them.
The CDC's revised guidance will still recommend vaccinated people still wear masks when they travel on planes, trains and buses, and in hospitals.
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It could ease restrictions for reopening workplaces, schools, and other venues.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky told reporters that fully vaccinated people can participate in activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or social distancing.
A person is considered fully vaccinated when two weeks following their last dose of a COVID-19 vaccine have elapsed.
The announcement came amid mounting public pressure nationwide and in California, where almost 50% of the population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and coronavirus case rates have dropped dramatically.
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The guidance says unvaccinated people should wear masks in nearly all situations where other unvaccinated people may be present. More than 14.6 million people are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, and another 5.1 million are partially vaccinated.
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