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Extreme heat blankets the region with heat advisory, air quality alert issued for the Hudson Valley

CDC mulls changes to mask guidance on public transportation, outdoors

Studies have shown transmission of COVID-19 outdoors is likely very low.

News 12 Staff

Apr 23, 2021, 2:14 AM

Updated 1,152 days ago

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The Centers for Disease Control is considering changes to its mask guidance - specifically, whether masks are still needed outdoors.
Studies have shown transmission of COVID-19 outdoors is likely very low.
Federal officials are also considering whether to extend an order that requires masks on public transportation.
The measure is set to expire next month.
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