Federal health officials are considering changing the guidelines on mask-wearing for vaccinated people, again, according to Dr. Fauci.
“This is under active consideration,” Fauci said in a CNN appearance. “If we don’t vaccinate people, the model is going to predict that we’re going to be in trouble as we continue to get more and more cases.”
As reported by the Epoch Times, Los Angeles County and Chicago recently re-implemented mask guidance: regardless of vaccination status, everyone should wear masks in public settings. The CDC also recommended that children who aren’t vaccinated wear masks when they return to school in the fall.
“That’s a local decision that’s not incompatible with the CDC’s overall recommendations that give a lot of discretion to the locals,” Fauci said regarding local policies. “And we’re seeing that in L.A. We’re seeing it in Chicago. We’re seeing that in New Orleans, because the officials there, many of them are saying, ‘even if you’re vaccinated, it’s prudent to wear a mask indoors.’”