NS Facebook It was announced on Monday (2) that all employees will have to wear masks to reopen offices, including those who have already been vaccinated. The new requirement goes into effect today (3) and complements the mandatory vaccination of brand workers in the US, which was announced last Wednesday (28).
“Due to the growth in the number of Covid cases, as well as data on variants, and increased local requirements, we are reinstalling our mask requirements for all Facebook offices in the US, regardless of employee vaccination,” said a brand representative. .
CDC . Recommendation
The change was made by updated protocols of the CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 in English. The agency recommends the use of masks to contain the spread of the virus delta variable, which led to an increase in cases in the country.
Even with Delta, “Some vaccinated people who have the Delta type can be infectious and spread the virus to others,” CDC Director Rochelle Welzky said at a news conference on the 27th.
The Alphabet, the company that owns google, with a similar enforcement on Facebook, and the CDC as well Apple influencedwhich began requiring the use of masks for vaccinated employees and consumers in its stores and offices last week.
According to the news agency ReutersZuckerberg plans to reopen all of its US offices by October.
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