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US health agency loosens Covid mask guidelines: official

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The United States top health agency on Friday drastically revised its guidelines for masking to stop Covid-19 transmission, a decision that means most Americans won’t be advised to wear them in indoor public spaces, including school children.

“We’re in a stronger place today as a nation with more tools to protect ourselves and our communities from Covid-19,” said Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in a call with reporters.

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