Fauci Says Shorter Isolation May Be Paired With Test Requirement

Jan. 2, 2022, 5:58 PM

A testing requirement may be added to last week’s move by the U.S. to shorten the isolation period for some people who test positive for Covid-19, Anthony Fauci said.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is considering adding a negative test to recommendations on a shortened isolation period for people with asymptomatic infections, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser said on ABC’s “This Week.”

That could make having easy access to tests a flashpoint at a time many Americans are struggling to obtain them.

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