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CDC eases face mask, social distancing norms for kids at summer camps

CDC eases face mask, social distancing norms for kids at summer camps

Social distancing, staying 3 to 6 feet from others, is recommended for the unvaccinated, but not for the vaccinated, it said in the advisory according to news agency AP.

With cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) now abating in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday significantly eased mask recommendations for children at summer camps. The federal health body in a fresh set of guidelines said that kids who are fully vaccinated can skip wearing face masks or practice social distancing indoors or outside.

However, kids who are not yet fully vaccinated against the viral infection that has killed over three million people around the world, were advised to follow the norms especially if they are indoors or in crowded outdoor settings. Social distancing, staying 3 to 6 feet from others, is recommended for the unvaccinated, but not for the vaccinated, it said in the advisory according to news agency AP.

The revised guidelines come as summer camps start to open in parts of the country. Tom Rosenberg, president of the American Camp Association, said, the will open the door to a more conventional camp experience, AP reported.

News Source : Hindustan Times

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