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ABC News: CDC to reduce social distancing guidelines in schools

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Posted: Mar 18, 2021 10:38 AM

According to an administration official, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as early as Friday will recommend that schools enforce 3-feet of distance, dropping a prior insistence of 6-feet, according to ABC News.

The recommendation will be based on several pieces of data in addition to a recent study of Massachusetts schools that found no discernible difference in the rate of infection in districts that enforced 6-feet of distancing versus 3-feet of distancing.

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