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CDC study finds in-person dining bans and wearing masks make a difference

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As a growing number of governors move to relax public health restrictions with the recent dip in COVID-19 cases, new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that lifting such measures could result in a new......

Dining at restaurants and the lack of mask mandates are each linked to the spread of the virus in the U.S., the C.D.C. says.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here As officials in Texas and Mississippi lifted statewide mask mandates, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered fresh evidence of the importance of mask use in a new study on Friday. Wearing masks, the study......

You’ve been vaccinated — the CDC is finalizing guidance on what’s safe for you to do

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is finalizing guidance aimed at clarifying what Americans who have received COVID-19 vaccines should and shouldn’t do, according to two sources at the agency familiar with its drafting.  The upcoming guidance, first......

You’ve been vaccinated — the CDC is finalizing guidance on what’s safe for you to do

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is finalizing guidance aimed at clarifying what Americans who have received COVID-19 vaccines should and shouldn’t do, according to two sources at the agency familiar with its drafting.  The upcoming guidance, first......

Texas, Mississippi lift Covid restrictions and mask mandates, despite CDC warnings

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Greg Abbott, governor of Texas, speaks during an Operation Warp Speed vaccine summit at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images The governors of Texas and Mississippi both announced......

As Ebola spreads in Africa, CDC requires airlines to collect contact information on travelers from DRC, Guinea

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is requiring airlines to collect contact information for all passengers from Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo amid two separate Ebola outbreaks in the African countries. Beginning Thursday, airlines will be......

Eye Opener: CDC urges states to keep up COVID-19 restrictions

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Despite three vaccines now in play, the CDC is warning the coronavirus pandemic is far from over and urging states to not lift pandemic restrictions. Also, a third woman has accused New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances.......

Covid-19 variants pose ‘real threat’ to vaccine progress, CDC warns

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“Please hear me clearly: At this level of cases, with variants spreading, we stand to completely lose the hard-earned ground we have gained,” Dr Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, said on Monday. “These variants are a very real threat to our people and our progress.” BBC – For more......

CDC says J&J Covid vaccine is OK for people who have allergic reaction to Pfizer’s or Moderna’s

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Gary Collis of Bunker Hill, West Virginia, receives his boost dose at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) community vaccination event, as the vaccination rate in West Virginia ranks among highest in world, in Martinsburg, February 25, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters......

CDC director ‘really worried’ about states rolling back Covid safety measures as U.S. cases appear to plateau

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that she is “really worried” about some states rolling back public......

CDC advisory panel recommends Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine for people 18 and over

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A Centers for Disease Control advisory panel on Sunday recommended Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 and over, clearing the way for inoculations to begin as soon as this week. The recommendation comes one after the the Food......

CDC panel recommends use of J&J’s single-shot Covid vaccine, clearing way for distribution

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters An advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Sunday to recommend the use of Johnson & Johnson‘s one-shot Covid-19 vaccine as the federal government prepares to......

U.S. administers 75.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

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FILE PHOTO: A basketball net hangs at a recreation center as patients receive their boost dose at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) community vaccination event, as the vaccination rate in West Virginia ranks among highest in world, in Martinsburg, U.S. February 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for......

U.S. CDC says risk of Ebola to the United States is extremely low

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A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was closely following outbreaks of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Guinea, and said the risk of Ebola......

CDC director warns recent decline in U.S. Covid cases may have stalled as variants spread

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Rochelle Walensky, who has been selected to serve as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. Susan Walsh | AP The decline......

CDC shares distribution and messaging advice on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Ahead of the expected authorization of the U.S.’ first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated state and local partners on distribution plans for Johnson & Johnson’s new vaccine — expected to be......

CDC scientist says the U.S. is ‘nowhere close’ to herd immunity

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wait in line for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccinations at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Willowbrook, Los Angeles, California, February 25, 2021. Lucy Nicholson The U.S. is “nowhere close” to achieving herd immunity from Covid, and more transmissible......

CDC study finds nursing home residents who appear to have recovered from Covid were reinfected with an even worse case

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta. Tami Chappell | Reuters A new CDC study found that some elderly people who apparently recovered from the coronavirus later came down with a second,......

Covid variants could ‘undermine all of our efforts’ if virus spreads globally, CDC director says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images New, highly transmissible Covid-19 variants “stand to reverse” the nation’s control of the pandemic and could “undermine all of our efforts” against the......

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