A citizen in the US receives their coronavirus vaccination

A pharmacist administers a covid-19 vaccine in Arkansas City, Kansas

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People can mix in private properties without social distancing or wearing face masks once they have been fully vaccinated against covid-19, US authorities have said. They can also visit unvaccinated people from a single household without masks or distancing, provided that household is at low risk for severe disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday.

A person is deemed to be fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccines or two weeks after being …