California doctor criticizes state’s former COVID-19 isolation guidelines

A doctor with a large social media platform shared a post criticizing California’s former COVID-19 isolation guidelines. While previous guidelines required five days of isolation after a positive COVID-19 test, regardless of symptoms, the state’s new guidelines do not require any isolation period for people with asymptomatic COVID-19 infections. The doctor’s post celebrates the new guidelines and suggests that California’s initial guidelines were too strict.

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