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Breaking down the CDC's new COVID-19 isolation guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday shortened its guidelines on isolation and quarantine period for the general public, saying people with COVID-19 can isolate for just five days instead of 10.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, an epidemiologist and former city health commissioner for Detroit, Michigan, about the guidelines.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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