Global National: May 13, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccinated Americans can avoid masks in most places: CDC

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On this episode of Global National: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it’s now safe for fully vaccinated Americans to go maskless in most indoor and outdoor settings. Jackson Proskow reports on the new guidelines and the concerns over enforcement.

Plus, an Alberta woman is speaking out about the health risks facing oilsands workers after her husband caught COVID-19 at a worksite. As Heather Yourex-West reports, the father of eight is now clinging to life in an Edmonton intensive care unit.

The Israeli army has called up 7,000 reservists as the conflict escalates between Israel and Gaza. As Eric Sorensen reports, diplomatic efforts for peace have not been effective.

Also, Julia and Kevin Garratt, a Canadian couple who spent months in a Chinese prison in 2014, are painting a clearer picture of the situation now facing Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig. Jeff Semple, host of the new Global News podcast “China Rising,” reports on Canadians who’ve become caught in political crossfire.

And free beer, food, baseball tickets and lotto jackpots are just a few incentives Americans are being offered if they get vaccinated against COVID-19. As Jackson Proskow reports, some creative campaigns are underway in Canada as well.

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