Public health officials in the United States on Sunday attempted to resolve a confusion about new guidelines for the use of masks in the country. The updated regulations were issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
On Thursday, 13, the CDC suggested that those who had been fully vaccinated 14 days after the second dose of vaccination, without the need to wear a face mask “go back to doing what they had done before the epidemic.” Can “.
The guidance shocked many businesses and local governments, and policy makers and companies have so far adopted different approaches to implementing the new recommendation.
“It is not a permit to remove masks extensively,” CDC Director Rochelle Wallensky said today. ABC.
Health officials said they were encouraged by research showing that people vaccinated are unlikely to pass the virus on to others, even if they have asymptomatic or mild infections.
“We are seeing that it is very unlikely that a vaccinated person, even if he has a serious infection, will pass it on to another person,” he said. CBS Infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci, director of the National Infectious Allergy Institute and the health adviser to the Joe Biden government.