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Is it still necessary to wear masks outdoors? CDC ‘looking at’ revising mask guidance

Photographer Michael Omeka wears a face mask with a Muhammad Ali image as he participates in the rally "Love Our Communities: Build Collective Power" to raise awareness of anti-Asian violence outside the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles Saturday, March 13, 2021. Los Angeles County officials are stepping up their efforts to battle hate crimes against Asian Americans. The "LA vs. Hate" initiative encourages people to call 211 if they are victims or witness an incident of hate. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

CDC Looking At Whether It’s Necessary To Wear Masks Outdoors The CDC is revisiting its guidelines for wearing facemasks outdoors. Appearing on The Today Show Thursday, director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said the agency is “looking at the outdoor masking question”, along with the question of whether vaccinated people can still spread the virus. Many states that passed outdoor mask mandates have already lifted them or are considering doing so in the coming weeks. Do you approach indoors and outdoors differently when it comes to masks and other precautions?


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