Doctor weighs in on CDC's shorter quarantine period for people exposed to coronavirus

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Published on 2 Dec 2020, 21:58
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Americans need to quarantine for seven to 10 days after being exposed to the coronavirus, a decrease from its earlier recommendation of 14 days. The outbreak in the U.S. has gone from bad to catastrophic with nearly 2,600 people dying from COVID on Tuesday, the country's second-highest single-day death toll since the pandemic began. Dr. Teresa Murray Amato, chair of emergency medicine at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills hospital in New York City, joined CBSN to discuss.