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

“Nothing in the CDC guidelines says to stop wearing a mask,” said 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,” said Roxane Cohen Silver, a professor of psychology, public health and medicine at UC Irvine. “But for the general public, that could sound very confusing.”