CDC Urges Vaccinated People to Resume Wearing Masks Indoors

07/27/2021 11:34 AM | Anonymous

As the delta variant spreads, the CDC is urging vaccinated Americans to resume wearing masks indoors.  That is a reversal of the CDC's May announcemnt that prompted vaccinated Americans to stop wearing face masks indoors.   Then COVID-10 cases were dropping and the delta variant had not gained a strong foothold in the US.  The delta variant is 1,99 times more transmissible than earlier versions of COVID-19.

Currently, the US leads the world in the daily average number of new infections https://graphics.reuters.com/world-coronavirus-tracker-and-maps.   The US accounts for one in every nine infections reported worldwide each day. The seven-day average for new cases is rising sharply and now at 57,126, still about a quarter of the pandemic peak.  Although vaccinated people are unlikely to become severly ill, they can get infected and spread the virus to others.

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