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Federal health experts could start asking people exposed to the coronavirus to stay at home for just seven to 10 days, down from the two-week quarantine that’s currently recommended, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday — a possible shift the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hopes will lead to more people following experts’ suggestions. Medical worker holding COVID-19 swab collection kit. getty. KEY FACTS. For months, the CDC has encouraged people to quarantine for two weeks if they come into contact with the coronavirus, a rule designed to prevent infected people who haven’t felt any symptoms from spreading the virus unknowingly . The CDC hasn’t issued any new guidelines ye... Full story

25 November