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CDC Drops 5-Day Isolation Guidance for COVID-19

HeadlineMar 04, 2024

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dropped its guidance that individuals who test positive for COVID-19 should isolate for five days. Under the new guidelines, the CDC urges people to stay home until symptoms improve and they have been fever-free for 24 hours. The new guidelines are similar to CDC recommendations for other respiratory viruses.

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