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CDC Says Wear a Mask in These States

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With the new Delta variant proving more transmissible and more aggressive than previous forms of COVID-19 , the CDC now recommends even vaccinated people wear a mask indoors when in areas of "substantial or high transmission." It's a precaution because "these vaccines operate really well in protecting us from severe disease and death, but the big concern is that the next variant that might emerge — just a few mutations potentially away — could potentially evade our vaccines," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said in a Tuesday press briefing. So where are these areas? Read on to see which states made the list. And to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It . 1 All of Florida is an Area of "High Transmission" Florida is leading the country in cases right now. The state has not only the Delta variant but now a new one out of Colombia, says an expert. &quo