Bring Kids Out of the COVID Fog Next

Kate Sullivan Morgan and William Morgan, who relocated with their children from San Francisco so their children could attend school in-person, walks their sons to the schoolbus in Austin, Texas, March 12, 2021. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/Reuters)
Health authorities can follow up their long-delayed guidance on mask-wearing by setting life back to normal for children.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE Y esterday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finally updated its guidance on mask-wearing outdoors. Unless you’re at a crowded event, the CDC advises that you don’t have to wear masks outdoors.

This is bringing our most important public-health body up to date with science from exactly a year ago. While states such as California were still arresting people for paddleboarding by themselves in the ocean in the name of public health, a small mountain of scientific evidence was piling up that COVID-19 does not transmit outdoors and that it does transmit among people who are sedentary and have a vitamin

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