July 29, 2021 — It has been 2 days since the CDC reversed itself and said people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus should wear masks again when indoors, and businesses and government entities are already following suit.
On July 27, the agency called for masks in K-12 school settings and in… Continue reading Pentagon, Disney Revive Mask Mandates Following CDC Change
July 23, 2021
As public health officials keep track of the contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 across the U.S., the CDC is also watching for a potential outbreak of another virus — monkeypox.
More than 200 people in 27 states are being monitored for possible exposure after they had contact with an… Continue reading CDC Monitors Potential Monkeypox Exposure in U.S.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is being tested like never before — by a raging virus that has killed more than 250000 Americans and a White … source
July 9, 2021 — Shortly after Pfizer announced its intention to seek FDA authorization for a third COVID-19 vaccine shot on Thursday, the CDC, FDA and National Institutes of Health countered with a joint statement the same day saying, essentially, it’s still too soon.
In a battle of the booster shot statements, the… Continue reading CDC and Pfizer at Odds Over Need for COVID-19 Booster Shots
June 22, 2021 — The national rate of vaccinations for COVID-19 is lagging, and the CDC may have discovered why: Young Americans are not clamoring to get vaccinated.
As of May 22, 57% of adults in the U.S. had received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine, the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly… Continue reading Young Adults Have Low Vaccination Rate, CDC Says
This is a reaction video to the Philippines imposing a travel ban on Taiwan. Both Filipino and Taiwanese including other nationalities are stranded at Manila … source
Notice on the prevention of infection with a Novel Coronavirus published by KCDC korean centers for disease control and prevention. source
June 9, 2021 — Trust in the CDC and FDA has decreased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic among health care professionals, according to a new WebMD/Medscape poll.
Out of nearly 2,000 U.S. nurses surveyed on Medscape (WebMD’s sister site for health care professionals) between May 25 and June 3, 77% said their trust… Continue reading Trust in CDC, FDA Took a Beating During Pandemic
Easing Fears in Hispanic Communities
Some states are reporting higher vaccination rates among Hispanics than white and Black residents, which Bibbins-Domingo said fits with surveys showing high enthusiasm for vaccination among Hispanics. It also indicates that some of the reported barriers may have been addressed more effectively in those states, she said.… Continue reading Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccinations, CDC Data Shows
White House COVID-19 Response Team media briefings, May 13, 2021, May 18, 2021.
Chicago Tribune: “Following CDC guidelines, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says those who are fully vaccinated can drop masks in most situations, but Chicago maintaining status quo for now.” COVID19.CA.gov: “California will align its mask guidance with CDC’s on June 15, 2021.” Colorado… Continue reading States Follow CDC Guidance, Drop Mask Mandates