Dr. Fauci Explains CDC’s Updated Isolation Guidance
The CDC recently outlined new COVID-19 guidelines that recommend a five-day isolation period for those infected with COVID-19. Under the new rules, all Americans who test positive, regardless of vaccination status, should isolate themselves for five days and wear a mask for another five, even among family at home. New guidelines shortening COVID-19 quarantine times are about keeping people at their jobs, and does not signal the pandemic is letting up, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. The decision strikes a balance of keeping Americans safe without “drain(ing) society of their very critical workers. It’s not 100% risk-free but then again nothing is 100% risk-free,” Fauci said. See more here.