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CDC weighs revising mask policy, Fauci says

WASHINGTON - Just days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stood firm on its relaxed mask guidelines, Dr.

Anthony Fauci said the agency is considering a change as COVID-19 cases climb across the United States.According to the Associated Press, Fauci told CNN that he’s taken part in conversations about altering the guidelines, something he described as being "under active consideration."In May, the CDC issued guidance that said vaccinated people could go without masks in most settings — not including places like airplanes, buses and trains. Last week, a CDC spokesperson told FOX Television Stations, "At this time, we have no intention of changing our masking guidance."RELATED: CDC: 'No intention of changing' mask

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WASHINGTON - Just days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stood firm on its relaxed mask guidelines, Dr.
WASHINGTON - A Change.org petition calling on Congress to send additional $2,000 monthly economic stimulus checks to U.S. families is nearing its goal of three million signatures.Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and WeatherBIDEN SAYS PANDEMIC GOES ON FOR UNVACCINATED, SHOTS 'GIGANTICALLY IMPORTANT'Started last year by Denver restaurant owner Stephanie Bonin and her husband, the petition calls for $2,000 monthly payment for adults and a $1,000 payments for children.The delta variant is spreading rapidly across the country.

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