The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now relaxed its guidelines and are in line with what the science says; namely that unless you're in a protest unmasked, you'll be fine. During the Trump administration, the CDC had been advising Americans to wear masks even outdoors if they are within 6 feet of one another. Even unvaccinated people should be okay, provided they are not unmasked on an airplane next to someone.Dr. Even when CDC said 6 feet I was more in the Finland mindset - \"Why so close? \"So I am happy things are improving but it's still okay to stay out of my space.