Aaron Carroll, Chief Health Officer at Indiana University, is calling for “alternative guidance for mildly symptomatic or asymptomatic vaccinated and boostered people testing positive for Covid” because the “[m]andatory 10 day isolation is going to make things really difficult for essential services (and hard to enforce)”:

This is long overdue as there are thousands and thousands of people in this group already figuring it out for themselves. For example, all the college students who just tested positive with mild or asymptomatic Covid. Do health officials really think they’re isolating in their dorms or apartments away from family during Christmas?

Dr. Anthony Fauci said a few moments ago that this new guidance is being discussed:

What’s insane that after two years of the pandemic we still don’t know the answer to this:

And this is going to be a major issue come January 3 when schools are back in session:

But it’s not just students. Do we really need to have fully vaccinated and boostered doctors and nurses stay at home for 10 days after a positive test?

Fix this, CDC. Now.

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