Despite CDC COVID Guidance, Some Still Require Masks

New CDC guidance says fully vaccinated people don’t need to wear masks indoors, but many businesses like Starbucks and some state and local governments have not relaxed their own mask rules yet. “The whole country is not a homogeneous space,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, said Thursday in explaining that the CDC doesn’t trump… Continue reading Despite CDC COVID Guidance, Some Still Require Masks

CDC: Vaccinated? You Don't Need a Mask Indoors

May 13, 2021 — People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are no longer required to wear masks or physically distance, regardless of the location or size of the gathering, the CDC announced Thursday. “Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or… Continue reading CDC: Vaccinated? You Don't Need a Mask Indoors

CDC Revises Website Info on How COVID-19 Spreads

May 10, 2021 — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday changed its website guidance on how coronavirus spreads, emphasizing that it’s mainly transmitted through the air, not on surfaces. “COVID-19 spreads when an infected person breathes out droplets and very small particles that contain the virus. These droplets and particles… Continue reading CDC Revises Website Info on How COVID-19 Spreads

CDC Gives Guidelines for Simulated Cruise Ship Voyages

May 6, 2021 — Guidelines for cruise ship lines to conduct simulated voyages as a step toward resuming sailing in American waters were issued Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The guidelines outline all the requirements and recommendations for cruise ship operators to begin simulated voyages with volunteer passengers before… Continue reading CDC Gives Guidelines for Simulated Cruise Ship Voyages

CDC Panel: End Pause of J&J Vaccine, But Add Warning

April 23, 2021 — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine should resume in the United States for all adults, an advisory panel for the CDC voted Friday afternoon. The vote was 10-4 with one abstention. The decisions also includes instructions for a warning to be included with vials of the vaccine. It… Continue reading CDC Panel: End Pause of J&J Vaccine, But Add Warning

Public Health Officials Sound Alarm On Rising Covid Cases As Some States Lift Restrictions

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CDC: COVID Third Leading Cause of Death in 2020

By Ernie Mundell and Robin FosterHealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — In a finding that illustrates the heavy toll the pandemic has taken on America, a new government report confirms that COVID-19 became the third leading cause of death in 2020. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and… Continue reading CDC: COVID Third Leading Cause of Death in 2020

Covid-19: CDC head warns of 'impending doom' in US

Cases and deaths are rising as US officials warned the struggle to end the pandemic is not over. Source link

CDC Director Warns of ‘Impending Doom’ as Cases Rise

“A lot of the spread is happening among younger people,” he said. “That’s the group that is moving around, kind of relaxing, getting infected.” The CDC is warning of impending doom because of potential covid spikes. Keep masking up, folks. — BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@mmpadellan) March 29, 2021 States are beginning to lift their COVID-19… Continue reading CDC Director Warns of ‘Impending Doom’ as Cases Rise

CDC, WHO Create Threat Levels for COVID Variants

Michael Diamond, MD, PhD, associate director, Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri CDC, SARS-CoV2 Variants, updated March 16, 2021 WHO, Weekly Epidemiological Report, February 25, 2021 WHO, Weekly Epidemiological Report, March 16, 2021 Public Health England, Variants of Concern or Under Investigation, Updated March 15, 2021… Continue reading CDC, WHO Create Threat Levels for COVID Variants