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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emphasized that fully vaccinated Americans should still take precautions while traveling, despite the relatively low risk to themselves.
The agency asked vaccinated Americans to continue wearing masks, socially distancing and regularly washing their hands during their travels.
The White House coronavirus response team is now holding its briefing, and the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention addressed her agency’s new travel guidance.
Dr Rochelle Walensky summarized the new CDC guidelines, which indicate that Americans do not need to quarantine after domestic or international travel.