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CDC Announces New Guidance On Masks And Social Distancing For Those Who Are Fully Vaccinated

Fully vaccinated people can visit with other fully vaccinated people indoors without masks and visit with unvaccinated people who are low-risk without masks and social distancing.

AP Photo/David J. Phillip
A vaccination record card is shown during a COVID-19 vaccination drive for Spring Branch Independent School District education workers Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in Houston. School employees who registered were given the Pfizer vaccine.


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This afternoon, the CDC issued new guidance on outdoor mask use for fully vaccinated Americans. What do they tell us about what we're learning about the virus and the current state of the pandemic? Today, infectious disease expert Dr. Prathit Kulkarni of Baylor College of Medicine joins us for the hour to explain. We'll also talk about vaccines, the dire situation facing India, and where we are with global vaccinations.

Dr. Prathit Kulkarni

  • Assistant professor of infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine

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