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As schools reopen, the CDC releases new Covid-19 guidelines easing restrictions

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

In a major shift, the CDC is no longer recommending quarantine even after exposure and no ongoing screening in K-12 schools. The new guidance applies to all children regardless of vaccination status. The new school guidelines mirror new guidance for all Americans including those returning to office.
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CDC ends COVID-19 social distancing recommendation

CDC ends COVID-19 social distancing recommendation

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dropped some of its restrictive COVID-19 preventative measures, including quarantines and social distancing, the agency announced on Thursday.
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CDC drops quarantine, social distancing, school screening recommendations for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The changes are driven by a recognition that an estimated 95% of Americans 16 and older have acquired some level of immunity
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CDC drops quarantine, screening recommendations for COVID-19

CDC drops quarantine, screening recommendations for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

NEW YORK - The nation's top public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said people no longer need to stay at least 6 feet away from others.
The changes are driven by a recognition that - more than 2 1/2 years since the start of the pandemic - an estimated 95% of Americans 16 and older have acquired some level of immunity, either from being vaccinated or infected, agency officials said.
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