Return to pre-pandemic life seems close, but Covid-19 confusion remains for many Americans The Biden administration had hoped this week would serve as a moment of celebration with more than 100 million US adults now fully vaccinated and White House officials attempting to wear down vaccine hesitancy by playing up the new-found freedoms for thos North Carolina nixes outdoor mask mandateNorth Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) plans drop the state’s outdoor mask mandate days after federal health experts released new guidance on mask-wearing for those vaccinated against the coronavirus. COVID-19: New guidance on what fully vaccinated Americans can do safely without wearing maskPresident Biden said "we've made stunning progress", adding coronavirus cases in the US are "down dramatically". The CDC changed its mask guidance for vaccinated Americans. Other countries are taking different approaches.With some countries rapidly inoculating their populations against coronavirus, and pandemic fatigue deepening, a common question has reverberated around the world: When can the masks come off? C.D.C. Eases Outdoor Mask Guidance for Vaccinated Americans“Go get the shot,” President Biden declared Tuesday, hailing an easing of federal guidance on outdoor mask wearing as a step toward post-pandemic normalcy. CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a maskThe CDC guidance says that fully vaccinated or not, people do not have to wear masks outdoors when they walk, bike or run alone or with members of their household. They also can go maskless in small outdoor gatherings with fully vaccinated people. CDC says vaccinated Americans don't need a mask outdoors in small groupsHealth officials release new mask guidance for people fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. Fully vaccinated people can unmask outdoors in some cases -U.S. CDCFully vaccinated people can safely engage in outdoor activities like walking and hiking without wearing masks but should continue to use face-coverings in public spaces where they are required, U.S. health regulators said on Tuesday.