COVID-19 Vaccination Progress And The CDC's New Mask Guidance : Short Wave The rate of vaccination in the U.S. continues to slow. Maddie Sofia talks with NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey about that and what can be done to get more people vaccinated. Also, making sense of the CDC's latest mask guidance.

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A Vaccination Update And The CDC's Latest Guidance On Masks

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A Vaccination Update And The CDC's Latest Guidance On Masks

A Vaccination Update And The CDC's Latest Guidance On Masks

A Vaccination Update And The CDC's Latest Guidance On Masks

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A person skateboards along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Venice, California. The CDC issued new guidelines stating that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks outdoors, except in crowded locations. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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A person skateboards along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Venice, California. The CDC issued new guidelines stating that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks outdoors, except in crowded locations.

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The rate of vaccination in the U.S. continues to slow. Maddie Sofia talks with NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey about that and what can be done to get more people vaccinated. Also, making sense of the CDC's latest mask guidance.

Have questions about the latest coronavirus headlines? Email us at shortwave@npr.org and we might cover it on a future episode.

This episode was produced by Thomas Lu, edited by Jane Greenhalgh and Viet Le, and fact-checked by Rasha Aridi.