CDC: Vaccinated people don't need masks most of the time
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Last updated 5/14/2021 at 11:35am
The federal government has changed the face of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States,, with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention saying Thursday that people who are fully vaccinated don’t need to wear masks most of the time.
“Well, today is a great day for America in our long battle with the coronavirus,” President Joe Biden said from the Rose Garden Thursday after CDC issued its new guidance.
Until more was known about the effectiveness of vaccines and the chance of vaccinated people transmitting the virus, CDC had recommended vaccinated people wear a mask in public and...