CDC updates recommendations for respiratory virus protection, including COVID-19

CDC March 1, 2024, 09:00 PM UTC

Summary: The CDC released updated recommendations for protecting against respiratory viruses, including COVID-19, flu, and RSV. The guidance emphasizes vaccination, good hygiene, and staying home when sick. It also provides specific recommendations for cleaner air and returning to normal activities after illness. Enhanced precautions are advised for five days after resuming normal activities. The guidance also includes considerations for higher-risk individuals. The focus is on limiting disease spread and protecting against severe illness.

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