For the second time in one week the CDC is reversing its own guidance. First, recommending asymptomatic people who come in contact with the coronavirus should get tested, that flips the agency’s previous stance. Then today the CDC quietly updated guidance on the spread of COVID-19 through its webpage adding language claiming it is possible the virus can be transmitted through airborne particles and over distances greater than 6 feet especially while indoors, but that post was quickly deleted. Now the agency says a draft version of proposed changes to the recommendations was posted in error. Many Democrats including Governor Phil Murphy believe there’s politics at play.
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