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Vaccine Mandate for Domestic Flights Not Being Considered, Says CDC Director After Fauci’s Proposal

Posted on AllSides December 30th, 2021
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A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for domestic flights is not currently being considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CDC Director Rochelle Walensky confirmed on Tuesday.

“Certainly, domestic flights has been a topic of conversation but that is not something we’re revisiting right now,” Walensky said on NPR when pressed on the issue.

Walensky also elaborated on the CDC’s decision to cut its recommended isolation time for infected Americans in half—from 10 days to five if they are asymptomatic.

“We are standing on the shoulders now of two years of science,” Walenksy told NPR...

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