CDC Relaxes Guidelines on Outdoor Mask Wearing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday it was loosening its guidance on whether Americans should wear face masks outdoors. The agency is no longer advising that Americans who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 need to wear masks while engaged in physical activity outside their homes, according to guidelines posted on the CDC’s website. Agency Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky elaborated on the guidelines in an afternoon press conference.

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