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CDC Says Wear a Mask in These States

ETNT Health Logo By Alek Korab of ETNT Health | Slide 1 of 11: With the new Delta variant proving more transmissible and more aggressive than previous forms of COVID-19, the CDC now recommends even vaccinated people wear a mask indoors when in areas of "substantial or high transmission." It's a precaution because "these vaccines operate really well in protecting us from severe disease and death, but the big concern is that the next variant that might emerge — just a few mutations potentially away — could potentially evade our vaccines," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said in a Tuesday press briefing. So where are these areas? Read on to see which states made the list. And to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It.

CDC Says Wear a Mask in These States

With the new Delta variant proving more transmissible and more aggressive than previous forms of COVID-19, the CDC now recommends even vaccinated people wear a mask indoors when in areas of "substantial or high transmission." It's a precaution because "these vaccines operate really well in protecting us from severe disease and death, but the big concern is that the next variant that might emerge — just a few mutations potentially away — could potentially evade our vaccines," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said in a Tuesday press briefing. So where are these areas? Read on to see which states made the list. And to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It.

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