Embedded? You Don’t Need Masks Inside
May 13, 2021 – People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are no longer required to wear masks or physical distances, regardless of the location or size of the rally, the CDC reported today.
“Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or physically moving away,” Rochelle Walensky, MD CDC director, told a news conference Thursday. “We all wanted this moment to return to a sense of normalcy.
“This is an exciting and powerful moment,” he added, “it could only happen because of the work done by so many people who made sure we had a quick and safe administration of three events. vaccines“.
Walensky mentioned three major studies on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines against the original virus and its variants. It was discovered by an investigation in Israel vaccine to be 97% effective against symptomatic infections.
Those who are symptomatic should still wear masks, Walensky said, and those who are immunocompromised should talk to their doctors for more guidance. The CDC recommends that passengers wear masks on airplanes or trains.
COVID-19 death rates are the lowest since April 2020.
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