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CDC Considers Shortening Quarantine Period
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering reducing the suggested quarantine period after exposure to an individual with COVID-19 from 14 days to 7 days, followed by a COVID-19 test. The quarantine period is designed to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus and to support contact tracing efforts. Many public health officials support such a move in the hopes that it will improve compliance with quarantine recommendations. Read more here.