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U.S. to Review Travel, School Covid Guidance After New Mask Rule

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

The Biden administration will begin updating its guidance for travel and other sectors - likely further relaxing rules across the U.S. after largely lifting its mask mandate for vaccinated people.
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CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Friday that mask-wearing will “be hard to let go” of for some and argued Americans should be allowed to part with their masks in their “own due time” despite her agency's newly loosened guidance for face coverings.
The remarks from Walensky came after the CDC on Thursday announced a significant relaxation in its mask recommendations, saying that Americans fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can now gather with other individuals without masks indoors and outdoors, even if some in their group remain...
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Walz Will Sign Executive Order Lifting Mask Mandate Friday After New CDC Guidance

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will sign an executive order Friday morning removing the state's mask mandate following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Walz made the announcement at a Thursday evening press conference. Earlier Thursday, the CDC issued new guidance saying fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks in most indoor and outdoor settings.
“We're still analyzing everything that came out of this announcement,” Walz said, noting that for him personally, “It has been a challenge this year not to see folks smile... We're excited about...
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