The updated guidance defines a “close contact” as anyone who spends at least 15 minutes within six feet of an infected individual over a 24-hour period.
Appearing Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” Fauci — the director of the National Institute
“This vaccine is also another important tool in our toolbox to equitably vaccinate as many
President Joe Biden in a statement called the authorization “exciting news for all Americans” but
“We need vaccines that are effective and well-tolerated. And importantly, ones that are simple to