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CDC Once Again Strips Airborne References from COVID-19 Transmission

The change correlates with administration language from earlier this year

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier.

"A draft version of proposed changes to these recommendations was posted in error to the agency's official website," said Jason McDonald, a CDC spokesman, in a response emailed to CNN. CDC is currently updating its recommendations regarding airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). Once this process has been completed, the update language will be posted."

On Friday, the guidance had been quietly updated, according to the CDC's website. CNN was first to report the change on Sunday. The CDC responded to CNN just before noon on Monday to say it was reverting to the previous guidance.

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