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Cases remain static; CDC loosens travel guidelines

People who have received all recommended doses of one of the three COVID-19 vaccines currently available in the U.S. may now resume domestic travel without the need for testing, according to new guidelines released last week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

In addition, fully vaccinated people do not need to get tested before leaving the U.S. unless the destination country requires it, and they don’t have to self-quarantine after returning to the U.S.

These changes are among a number of recent updates made to the CDC’s guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated people may also now visit indoors without wearing masks or physically distancing as long as the other people present are fully vaccinated or at low risk for severe COVID-19 disease.

In addition, if fully vaccinated, a person doesn’t need to quarantine following exposure as long as they don’t develop symptoms themselves.

Other recommendations remain in place for everyone, including w...

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