During a Wednesday appearance on NBC’s “Today,” White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed the new mask guidelines that allow vaccinated people to go outside without masks.
Host Savannah Guthrie asked Fauci when kids are going to be able to play without masks.
Fauci suggested that time would come once they are vaccinated. He cautioned that since children are unvaccinated and out in the community, “they are more at risk of getting infected.”
“It is going to be a situation — well, first of all, kids will ultimately wind up getting vaccinated, but you want to have some activity in that direction before they do. High school kids will likely get vaccinated as we get into the fall term, and children of any age will likely be vaccinated by the time we get to the end of the year. But let’s not talk about the end