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Delta Airlines requests that isolation period for breakthrough infections be cut, calls guidance outdated
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Delta Air Lines sent a letter to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky this week requesting that the quarantine period for fully vaccinated individuals be cut in half, calling the current guidelines outdated.
"This guidance was developed in 2020 when the pandemic was in a different phase without effective vaccines and treatments," wrote CEO Ed Bastian, along with a medical advisor and chief health advisor from the airline.
"With the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, the 10-day isolation for those who are fully vaccinated may significantly impact our workforce and operations."