Today’s Infectious Disease News (7/28/21)

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CDC Recommends Masking Indoor Public Places for All People Regardless of Vaccination Status

The CDC has reinstated mask guidelines for everyone areas with high/substantial COVID-19 activity, which currently includes Burlington County and two-thirds of the country. Even if you are vaccinated, please consider wearing mask to protect yourself and others. The longer we allow the virus to circulate and mutate, the greater the chances that the next dominant variant will be even more vaccine resistant than the delta variant. Vaccines plus masks is a winning combination if enough people wear them. Let’s beat COVID once and for all!

Full Story: CNBC, The Atlantic