CDC's COVID-19 Guidelines For Schools Raise Questions Among Teachers, Parents

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new COVID-19 guidelines for schools are raising questions — both for parents and for educators. Under the new rules, fully vaccinated students and teachers don't need to wear masks in school or social distance.

While many are breathing a sigh of relief, some educators worry the recommendations will create a two-tier system in schools. Others are also concerned that figuring out which kids are vaccinated isn't that simple.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks to pediatrician and infectious disease specialist Kristin Moffitt from Boston Children's Hospital to help answer some of these questions.

This segment aired on July 12, 2021.


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