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CDC — Relaxing COVID-19 precautions not a good idea right now

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Monday that she's worried the United States could see "another avoidable surge" of Covid-19 if mitigation measures are not followed.

COVID variants detected in California now 'variants of concern'

Two lineages of a coronavirus variant first detected in California have been classified as "variant of concern" (VOC) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

US new daily Covid cases at five-month low as nations try to hold off surge

Washington - The United States recorded fewer than 40,000 new daily cases of Covid-19 for the first time in five months on Thursday, a piece of promising news as countries across the globe struggle to hold off another infection surge before inoculations become wide...

Biden slams 'Neanderthal' decisions to end mask mandates

Washington - President Joe Biden on Wednesday slammed "Neanderthal" decisions by Texas and Mississippi to drop mask-wearing mandates, underscoring that the Covid-19 pandemic across the United States remains far from beaten."I think it's a big mistake.

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can skip COVID quarantines

Fully vaccinated people who meet certain criteria will no longer be required to quarantine following exposure to someone with COVID-19, as long as they remain asymptomatic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says.

CDC investigating three E. coli outbreaks across multiple states

Twelve individuals have been reported sick and five hospitalized in the latest outbreak of E. coli infections potentially linked to romaine lettuce, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Tuesday.

CDC sees 'distressing trend' as COVID-19 cases surge in U.S.

Atlanta - A top official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Wednesday that experts are seeing a “distressing trend” as coronavirus cases surge across the United States, particularly in the Midwest.

Rare COVID-19 complications hitting adults in minority groups

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare but severe complication of COVID-19 infection in children and adolescents. Since June 2020, several cases of the syndrome have shown up in adults.

White House kills CDC mask mandate — and the cases keep rising

Last month, the White House blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from implementing a rule mandating all passengers and employees to wear face coverings on public and commercial transportation.

White House accused of using 'Deliberate misinformation campaign'

Top White House officials, including the coordinator of the coronavirus task force, pressured leaders at the CDC to downplay the risks of sending children back to school in the midst of a pandemic to support President Donald Trump's stance on the virus.

Op-Ed: Now, what's going on? CDC pulls latest guidance on COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday that revised guidance quietly posted on Friday that said airborne transmission was thought to be the main way the virus spreads was “posted in error.”

Factory in China leaks bacteria that has infected thousands

At least 3,245 people in northwest China have tested positive for the bacterial disease, brucellosis, authorities said on Tuesday, in an outbreak caused by a leak at a biopharmaceutical company last year.

Trump administration wrote controversial US agency guidelines on testing: report

Washington - President Donald Trump's administration posted controversial recommendations on coronavirus testing to the US health agency's website against its objections, the New York Times reported Thursday.

Op-Ed: Trump's HHS spokesman claims CDC is harboring a 'resistance unit'

Trump's HHS spokesman - on a Facebook Live video on Sunday - issued a very strange warning, and it had nothing to do with COVID-19. Claiming "his mental health has definitely failed" - he outlined a tale of an armed revolt by a CDC "resistance unit."

Fauci warns U.S. needs to 'hunker down' this fall and winter

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious diseases expert, warned Thursday that the U.S. should prepare for a difficult few months ahead in the fight against COVID-19 as flu season approaches.

Skepticism over actual COVID-19 death count becomes political

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Donald Trump has made a series of unfortunate projections about the U.S. coronavirus death toll. In fact, the president went about making predictions in ways that were nothing short of bizarre.

Op-Ed: CDC's New testing revision has been revised — again

The new guidance on coronavirus testing issued Monday by the CDC didn't last the week. After decreeing that people without symptoms don't need to be tested, the agency backtracked on Thursday - amid strenuous objections from health experts.

Op-Ed: In a shocking reversal, CDC abruptly changes COVID-19 guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) quietly changed its guidance on Monday to now say that asymptomatic people do not need to be tested for coronavirus, even if they have been in close contact with an infected person.

Rate of Covid-19 infections in U.S. children steadily increasing

The number and rate of coronavirus cases in children in the U.S. have been "steadily increasing" between March and July, according to new guidance released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Close to 100,000 children in U.S. tested positive for COVID-19

At least 97,000 children in the United States tested positive for the novel coronavirus during the final two weeks of July, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association found.

Op-Ed: Hard times — US GDP crashes, Congress rejects election delay

Washington - In what can only be described as an economic cliff jump, the US economic situation is now worse than the 2008 meltdown. Simultaneously, Congress has now rejected a suggestion by Donald Trump to delay the election.

Salmonella outbreak of unknown origin hits 23 states

A salmonella outbreak of unknown origin has struck nearly two dozen states and hospitalized 31 people, according to the CDC. Additionally, 641 cases of cyclospora have also been reported in 11 states due to packaged salad mixes.

Op-Ed: White House suicidal big cuts to health — Major disaster incoming

Washington - Just when you think some people couldn’t be more out of touch, this happens. The GOP in the Senate proposes a cut in funding to virus testing and health agencies.

Op-Ed: Trump orders hospitals to stop sending COVID-19 data to CDC

The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and send all Covid-19 patient information to a central database in Washington beginning on Wednesday.

CDC releases COVID-19 data on America's meat processing plants

At least 17,000 meat and poultry processing facility workers in the U.S. have been infected with COVID-19, the vast majority being racial and ethnic minorities, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed on Tuesday.

CDC finds some people gargling with bleach to prevent COVID-19

To try to kill the coronavirus, some Americans are unsafely using disinfectants and cleaners, including washing food with bleach, using the products on bare skin, and inhaling and ingesting them, federal health officials reported Friday.

Op-Ed: CDC bows to Trump and issues watered-down guidance on reopening

President Trump stepped into the culture wars again on Friday, taking the side of some religious leaders against governors who have moved slowly in reopening houses of worship amid the pandemic.

CDC removes guidance from website on drug touted by Trump

What is being called "highly unusual guidance" on two drugs President Donald Trump has been pushing to treat the coronavirus has been removed from the CDC's website almost as quickly as it went up.

HHS investigating defect in coronavirus tests

Atlanta - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed on Sunday that it is investigating a manufacturing defect in some initial coronavirus test kits that prompted some states to seek emergency approval to use their own test kits.

International concern grows over the spread of coronavirus

International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy, and Iran. In the U.S. State Department officials say Americans who get sick in Asia will no longer be repatriated.
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