CDC Endorses the Reopening of Schools, Downplays Health Risks
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CDC Endorses the Reopening of Schools, Downplays Health Risks
2020-07-24 17:39:48
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Centers for Disease Control is reversing course and now says schools should reopen in the fall, downplaying the potential health risks associated with such a move while conceding the recommendation is based on “limited data.” The new... Read More

Coronavirus Infections Far Exceed Reported Cases, CDC Estimates
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Coronavirus Infections Far Exceed Reported Cases, CDC Estimates

Far more people were infected with the novel coronavirus than previously reported in several corners of the U.S., according to data released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency conducted a survey looking at antibodies to... Read More

Democrats Rebuke White House Over Possibly Directing Virus Aid Away from Public Schools
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Democrats Rebuke White House Over Possibly Directing Virus Aid Away from Public Schools

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s apparent proposal that future coronavirus aid for schools be tied to students, rather than school districts, has drawn rebukes from key Democrats. “He wants to increase funding in CARES four for education, but he’s looking... Read More

Fauci Warns US Needs to Reverse COVID-19 Trends
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Fauci Warns US Needs to Reverse COVID-19 Trends

WASHINGTON — The nation’s top infectious disease specialist warned Tuesday that the United States could see up to 100,000 new cases per day of the virus that causes COVID-19 if the nation does not take steps to control the pandemic.... Read More

US COVID-19 Surge Likely to Continue for Weeks, Frieden Says
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US COVID-19 Surge Likely to Continue for Weeks, Frieden Says

A surge in coronavirus that has seen record numbers of new U.S. cases in recent days is likely to continue for weeks after states moved too soon to reopen their economies, two of the country’s leading public health experts said... Read More

CDC: COVID-19 Cases May Be 10 Times Higher Than Reported
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CDC: COVID-19 Cases May Be 10 Times Higher Than Reported

WASHINGTON — The number of cases of the virus that causes COVID-19 may be 10 times higher than what has been reported, according to a top federal health official. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield said Thursday... Read More

CDC Issues Detailed Reopening Guidance After Initial Rejection
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CDC Issues Detailed Reopening Guidance After Initial Rejection

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a 60-page document that provides detailed suggestions for different phases of reopening workplaces, schools and restaurants, after an earlier draft was rejected by the White House for being too prescriptive.... Read More

CDC Posts Advice on Reopening After Earlier Version Was Held Back
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CDC Posts Advice on Reopening After Earlier Version Was Held Back

WASHINGTON — New guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advising states on how to reopen bars, restaurants and workplaces was posted by the agency on Thursday. The guidance outlines a series of steps that should be... Read More

White House Rejects CDC Reopening Guidance as Too Prescriptive
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White House Rejects CDC Reopening Guidance as Too Prescriptive

WASHINGTON — The White House blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from issuing specific guidance for U.S. day cares, restaurants, churches, theaters and other businesses to reopen from the coronavirus outbreak out of concern the recommendations were too... Read More

Governors Disregarding White House Guidelines on Reopening
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Governors Disregarding White House Guidelines on Reopening

Many governors across the U.S. are disregarding or creatively interpreting White House guidelines for safely easing restrictions and letting businesses reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, an Associated Press analysis found. The AP determined that 17 states did not meet a... Read More

CDC Recommends Social Distancing for Dogs, Cats, Other Animals
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CDC Recommends Social Distancing for Dogs, Cats, Other Animals
2020-04-29 15:00:29
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that dogs, cats and other animals keep the same social distance from their counterparts as has been recommended for humans. The recommendation came after a small number of animals... Read More

Coronavirus Can Travel as Much as 13 Feet: CDC Study
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Coronavirus Can Travel as Much as 13 Feet: CDC Study

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, new research of air samples of hospitals with coronavirus patients found the virus can travel up to 13 feet. The researchers, from the Academy of Military Medical Sciences in Beijing,... Read More

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