It appears new mask guidance has increased interest in COVID-19 vaccinations in the US.
The US Centers for Disease Control and prevention announced that vaccinated people could take off their masks 2 weeks ago.
Data from vaccines.gov shows that during that time interest in getting vaccinated shot up.
Just after the announcement the number of visits to the site hit its second highest since the website’s launch.
Actual vaccinations also went up after declining for nearly a month.
But it is not clear if that had anything to do with the mask guidance. Because the day before the CDC recommended Pfizer’s vaccine for ages 12 through 15 expanding vaccine access to 17-million more Americans.