Biden administration to recommend vaccinated individuals wear masks in areas with low vaccine rates

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BATON ROUGE (BRPROUD) President Joe Biden and his administration issued a new guidance Tuesday morning that recommends people wear masks indoors in areas with high transmission rates.

New data suggests fully vaccinated individuals are not just contracting COVID-19, but could also be carrying higher levels of virus than previously understood and potentially able to infect others, according to multiple sources close to the discussion, according to nbcnews.com.

Health experts are pushing for more effective masks like the KN95 for indoor use, according to nbcnews.com

For more information on the new mask guidance, click here.

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