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Being vaccinated doesn’t mean you must go maskless. Here’s why.

Healthline, June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021

Being vaccinated doesn’t mean you must go maskless. Here’s why.

“Nothing in the CDC guidelines says to stop wearing a mask,” says Dr. José Mayorga, executive director of the UCI Health Family Health Centers. “It’s a recommendation, but if you choose to wear one, that’s OK. You shouldn’t be stigmatized.” … “For scientists, it is very understandable that there is this revision of recommendations based on new research,” says Roxane Cohen Silver, a professor of psychology, public health and medicine at the University of California-Irvine. “But for the general public, that could sound very confusing.”