CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its coronavirus guidelines The recommendation is being dropped that people quarantined themselves if they come into contact with an infected person You no longer need to stay at least 6 feet away from others It's part of a recognition by the CDC We know that COVID-19 is here to stay Greta masetti is an author of the guidelines She says conditions have changed High levels of population immunity due to vaccination and previous infection and the many tools that we have available to protect people from severe illness and death have put us in a different place with COVID-19 Masks continue to be recommended only in areas where community transmission is considered high The CDC is also dropping the recommendation schools do routine daily testing but it can be reinstated if there is a surge in infections I'm Ed Donahue

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