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CDC will recommend K-12 students, teachers wear masks regardless of vaccinations -sources

CoronavirusJul 27, 2021 01:34PM ET
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday plans to recommend all kindergarten through 12th grade students and teachers wear masks regardless of vaccination status, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters.

CNN and the Washington Post reported the planned announcement earlier. Asked about the change to guidance for students and teachers, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said "this is new guidance that is being issued by the CDC."

CDC will recommend K-12 students, teachers wear masks regardless of vaccinations -sources
 

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partick adams
partick adams Jul 27, 2021 2:34PM ET
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So children are the least likely to get/spread the virus, and are so unlikely to die from the virus - even less than the common flu - that statistically they are more likely to die due to riding in a car to get the vaccine than from COVID...and the vaccine is "so effective" that vaccinated teachers are being told they have to wear masks even if vaccinated...seems totally legit...definitely does not seem like this is all just political nonsense and people who have no clue what they are doing. Meanwhile, they are also out there pushing children to get the experimental non-FDA approved vaccines, even knowing that the FDA is requiring them to warn of heart inflammation and auto-immune disease related to the vaccines that is more common in children.
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Brian Chong Jul 27, 2021 2:34PM ET
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true, but the narrative is that covid is a death sentence for everyone with low mortality rate, so EVERYONE must get vaccinated. The stats are out there yet there are sheep's who listens to media as if media isn't biased and spread propaganda. wake up people.
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CatholicMan Jul 27, 2021 2:19PM ET
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There is absolutely no evidence to back up such a silly thing.
 
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