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The CDC Finally Admits That Vaccinated People Don't Need Masks Outdoors
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its public health guidance on Tuesday, finally conceding that people who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear masks while outdoors.
"There are many situations where fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks," said CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, citing mounting evidence that the disease does not spread easily outdoors. "If you are fully vaccinated and want to attend a small outdoor gathering with people who are vaccinated or unvaccinated, the science shows, if you are vaccinated, you can do so safely unmasked."
Her remarks prompted a few reporters to ask why anyone has to wear a mask outdoors if COVID-19 is not easily spread under such circumstances, and whether vaccinated people wearing masks indoors was more about sending the right message than actually keeping people safe. In both of those cases, Walensky urged people to stick to the restrictions until more of the population is vaccinated and case rates have declined further.
Joe Biden Wears Mask Outside After CDC Updates Rules
President Joe Biden wore a mask outside the White House Tuesday, despite the Centers for Disease Control loosening mask rules for vaccinated Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.
The president wore his aviator sunglasses and his mask as he arrived at the event, set outside the North Portico of the White House.
Biden said he wanted Americans to see him without his mask when he returned to the White House.
When asked what message he was sending with his mask, Biden replied that “by watching me take it off and not put it back on until I get inside,” Americans could see a visible change in the guidelines.
originally posted by: chiefsmom
Well, good for the vaccinated people.
I'm guessing I still have to wear one outdoors, alone in my car, everywhere?
I mean, I only had covid.
Not the vaccine.
originally posted by: xuenchen
COVID19 messages from the CDC and from Biden today.
Some slight conflicts as usual.
Make sure you follow each and every directive from all public officials to be absolutely certain you are following all the guidelines to the letter and you are confident you are a good Citizen !!😎
Then listen extra carefully to Dr Fauci 😎
originally posted by: Zarniwoop
a reply to: burdman30ott6
Who the hell was wearing a mask outdoors in the first place?
Those playing "Fauci Says" and the virtue signalers, with bonus points for being both at once.