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CDC director says more than 90% of US susceptible to COVID-19 but vaccine predicted by spring 2021

The majority of Americans are vulnerable to contracting the novel coronavirus, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday. Dr Robert Redfield was testifying during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing when he revealed most of the US population is at risk of falling ill with … Read more CDC director says more than 90% of US susceptible to COVID-19 but vaccine predicted by spring 2021

CDC advises Americans to not trick-or-treating or to costume parties in new coronavirus guidance 

Halloween is canceled: CDC advises Americans to not go trick-or-treating or to costume parties but says staying home to carve pumpkins is safe in new coronavirus guidance The CDC has issued its first guidance for how to celebrate Halloween during the coronavirus pandemic  Recommendations discourage going traditional trick-or-treating, attending costume parties or visiting an indoor haunted … Read more CDC advises Americans to not trick-or-treating or to costume parties in new coronavirus guidance 

At least 1,600 could have spread COVID-19 on planes, CDC data show

At least 1,600 people who developed coronavirus boarded planes and could have infected 11,000 more passengers – but the CDC cannot confirm ANY cases of in-flight spread CDC officials investigated 1,600 people who took flights while at risk of spreading coronavirus, a Washington Post report reveals   They followed nearly 11,000 other travelers who could have … Read more At least 1,600 could have spread COVID-19 on planes, CDC data show

CDC committee delays vote on who should get coronavirus vaccines first in nationwide rollout

CDC committee delays vote on who should get coronavirus vaccines first in nationwide rollout until they know which shots might be approved earliest The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices was expected to vote on who gets initial coronavirus vaccine doses on Tuesday Members delayed the vote until they learn more about which jabs have the best … Read more CDC committee delays vote on who should get coronavirus vaccines first in nationwide rollout

CDC says its guidance that coronavirus spreads through the air was posted ‘IN ERROR’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it mistakenly published guidance suggesting that the novel coronavirus spreads through the air.  ”A draft version of proposed changes to these recommendations was posted in error to the agency’s official website,’ the agency in a statement, according to CNBC.  ‘CDC is currently updating its recommendations regarding … Read more CDC says its guidance that coronavirus spreads through the air was posted ‘IN ERROR’

How COVID spreads on longhaul flights: Single passenger infects 15 others on 10-hour trip to Vietnam

A single passenger infected 15 others with COVID-19 on a 10-hour trip from London to Vietnam, a new study published by the Centers for Centers for Disease Control has shown.  The report shows how the unidentified woman, 27, unknowingly spread the virus back in March. It shows how the female traveler, who had a sore throat … Read more How COVID spreads on longhaul flights: Single passenger infects 15 others on 10-hour trip to Vietnam

Dr Fauci  says bars and restaurants should stay closed

Dr Anthony Fauci is warning that bars and restaurants should not reopen after Centers for Disease Control and Prevention research showed that people who recently dined out or went to bars are two-times more likely to test positive for coronavirus.  ‘When you have restaurants, indoors, in a situation where you have a high degree of … Read more Dr Fauci  says bars and restaurants should stay closed

CDC map reveals the 12 US states where more than 35% of people are ‘dangerously’ overweight

Twelve US states now have obesity rates of at least 35 percent – more than ever before, a new map reveals. More than one-third of adults in Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia were dangerously overweight in 2019, according to the data released on Thursday by … Read more CDC map reveals the 12 US states where more than 35% of people are ‘dangerously’ overweight

Stillbirths have surged up to 50 percent amid COVID-19 lockdowns

Stillbirths have surged up to 50 percent amid lockdowns in the coronavirus pandemic as pregnant women avoid seeking care, global research reveals Swedish researchers found that the stillbirth rate increased from seven per 1,000 births to 21 per 1,000 births after pandemic lockdowns  The number of births at hospitals declined as women avoided health care … Read more Stillbirths have surged up to 50 percent amid COVID-19 lockdowns

Trump calls CDC boss ‘confused’ for testimony on masks, vaccines

President Donald Trump contradicted his Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head saying he was ‘confused’ and ‘mistaken’ when he told Congress a coronavirus vaccine wouldn’t be widely available until the second quarter of next year.  Trump also said Dr. Robert Redfield must have ‘misunderstood’ a question when he told a Senate committee, ‘I might even … Read more Trump calls CDC boss ‘confused’ for testimony on masks, vaccines