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Amazon Revises Mask Policy for U.S. Employees

After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amended its guidance concerning masks, retailers, too, began to reassess. Amazon is the latest to revise its mask policy, asking all U.S. employees – even those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – to wear masks while at work. Amazon has faced criticism for its handling of the coronavirus threat inside its warehouses; in a statement, the online retailer said it would consult healthcare professionals and follow government agencies’ guidance to ensure the safety of its employees.

Companies across the United States have tightened their defenses against the virus, after the Delta variant forced the U.S. public health agency to reverse course and insist on even fully vaccinated individuals wearing masks.

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