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COVID hospitalizations and deaths remain high

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here COVID hospitalizations and deaths remain high – CBS News Watch CBSN Live More than 280,000 COVID hospitalizations could have been prevented by vaccinations in recent months, according to a new study, which also found that hospitalizations among the unvaccinated......

U.S. CDC warns against travel to Sri Lanka, Jamaica, and Brunei

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A general view of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday warned against travel to Sri Lanka, Jamaica and Brunei because of the rising......

CBS Weekend News, September 5th, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Weekend News, September 5th, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Volunteers band together in the wake of devastating Ida flooding; CBS News senior national security correspondent David Martin reflects on the 20 years since 9/11 Be the......

U.S. COVID-19 infections soaring as millions travel for Labor Day weekend

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. COVID-19 infections soaring as millions travel for Labor Day weekend – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The U.S. is in a familiar spot as it takes the global lead for most daily coronavirus cases, recording more than a......

U.S. administers 374.5 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines -CDC

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A person registers to receive a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a mobile inoculation site in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, U.S., August 18, 2021. REUTERS/David ‘Dee’ Delgado Sept 4 (Reuters) – The United States had administered 374,488,924 doses of......

Nearly 1 million Covid booster shots have already been administered in the U.S., CDC data shows

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Nurse Mary Ezzat administers a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot to Jessica M. at UCI Medical Center in Orange, CA, on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Orange County Register via Getty Images Nearly 1 million Covid-19......

CDC scientist says there’s limited data to evaluate Covid booster doses for general population

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A CDC scientist said Monday the data needed to properly evaluate Covid-19 vaccine booster shots for the general population is limited — even as President Joe Biden pressures health officials to clear the shots for wide distribution beginning the week......

CDC panel unanimously endorses full approval of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for people 16 and older

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Roberto Ortega, 16, awaits the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine administered by Registered Nurse Amy Berecz-Ortega from AltaMed Health Services in Los Angeles, California on August 17, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images A key Centers for Disease Control......

Judge Orders Cincinnati Hospital to Treat COVID-19 Patient with Animal Drug Ivermectin, Despite CDC Warnings

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click to enlarge National Cancer Institute/Unsplash The ruling came down last week A Butler County judge ruled in favor of a woman last week who sought to force a hospital to administer Ivermectin — an animal dewormer that federal regulators have warned against using in COVID-19 patients — to her......

CDC director says schools with large Covid outbreaks generally aren’t following federal mask and vaccine guidance

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Children participate in an activity in class at the Xavier Academy on August 23, 2021 in Houston, Texas. In-person classroom sessions are resuming and schools around Houston are requiring mask mandates, keeping in accordance with CDC guidelines. Brandon Bell |......

CDC study shows unvaccinated people are 29 times more likely to be hospitalized with Covid

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Medics transfer a patient on a stretcher from an ambulance outside of Emergency at Coral Gables Hospital where Coronavirus patients are treated in Coral Gables near Miami, on August 16, 2021. Chandan Khanna | AFP | Getty Images Unvaccinated people......

Former CDC deputy director to head new Indiana public health commission

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Margaret Menge, The Center Square Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed the head of the CDC Foundation and a former deputy director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to head a new public health commission in......

CDC recommends travelers with high risk of Covid complications avoid cruises

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Royal Caribbean cruise ship is seen on the Hudson River in New York City, United States on August 18, 2021 as the regionâs first cruise ship is back in New York Harbor. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images......

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on data showing need for COVID vaccine boosters

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on data showing need for COVID vaccine boosters – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CDC Director Rochelle Walensky joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss why the agency is recommending coronavirus booster shots for eligible Americans......

Vaccine Effectiveness Against Infection May Wane, C.D.C. Studies Find

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released three studies on Wednesday that federal officials said provided evidence that booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus vaccines would be needed in the coming months. But some experts......

U.S. administers 355.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

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Vials of Pfizer’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine are seen at a pop-up community vaccination center at the Gateway World Christian Center in Valley Stream, New York, U.S., February 23, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Aug 14 (Reuters) – The United States has administered 355,768,825 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country......

C.D.C. Panel Recommends Third Dose of Covid Vaccine for Immunocompromised

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Dr. Jose U. Scher, a rheumatologist at NYU Langone Health who has studied the effect of vaccines on the immunocompromised, said that the C.D.C. vote — and the guidance from its experts — would help patients who had been agonizing over whether to seek out a third shot. Previously, he......

CDC gives final OK to administer Covid vaccine booster shots to vulnerable Americans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave final approval Friday to start administering Covid-19 booster shots to Pfizer and Moderna vaccine recipients hours after a key panel unanimously voted to endorse third doses for immunocompromised Americans. “At a time......

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