CDC considering revising outdoor mask guidance

The CDC is currently weighing new guidance that may allow for some mask rules to be loosened. So is it time to rethink masks outdoors? 

"Indoors, mandatory. Outdoors, the risk is quite low, especially if you are socially distancing and outdoors. The risk is very, very low," Dr. Mike said.

The director for the Centers for Disease Control spoke on the TODAY Show Thursday morning about the department looking at possible new guidance for outdoor mask wearing.

"We'll be looking at the outdoor masking question, but it's also in the context of the fact that we still have people who are dying of COVID-19," Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on TODAY.

"I think everybody should do it. I’m not wearing a mask now. I’m very pro that. Stop keeping me locked up," Izzy Hershkl said.

Then there's the peer pressure and the social aspect of mask wearing.

"Actually when we were walking someone was in front of us a few weeks ago that didn’t have a mask on and someone asked them to put a mask on," John Patro said.


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