New CDC Guidelines Say Most Americans Can Be ‘Mask Free’

New CDC Guidelines Say Most Americans Can Be ‘Mask Free’

This post was originally published on this siteSATISH KUMAR Nearly two years to the day after the first coronavirus shutdown measures marked, for many, the beginning of the pandemic, the White House’s COVID-19 response team has released an updated plan to combat the virus as the nation seeks to return...

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CDC updates guidance for intervals between COVID-19 vaccine doses

CDC updates guidance for intervals between COVID-19 vaccine doses

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday issued new COVID-19 mRNA vaccine guidance, expanding the recommended time between the initial two vaccine doses to eight weeks for some people over the age of 12,…

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Ahead of new masking guidelines, White House wants to stop mixed messages

Ahead of new masking guidelines, White House wants to stop mixed messages

This post was originally published on this siteIn May, the last time the CDC released mask guidance, the messaging from the White House was a confusing mess. Public health experts say the White House needs to do a better job this time around.

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Biden urged to roll back COVID restrictions after FOUR Dem governors announced end to school masking

Biden urged to roll back COVID restrictions after FOUR Dem governors announced end to school masking

This post was originally published on this site President Joe Biden is facing increased calls for a return to normalcy from COVID-19 after four Democrat-led states lifted mask mandates in schools while case rates continue to decline. On Monday, the Democrat governors of Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey and Oregon all announced...

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Omicron variant less severe than other pandemic waves, CDC says: COVID updates

Omicron variant less severe than other pandemic waves, CDC says: COVID updates

This post was originally published on this siteThough omicron variant has shattered case and hospitalization records, factors have shown it’s still less severe than other waves. COVID updates.     

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CDC asked to release race and gender data on long covid

CDC asked to release race and gender data on long covid

This post was originally published on this siteReps. Ayanna Pressley and Don Beyer called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to release data on the prevalence of long covid in the United States, broken down by race and other demographic factors.

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Omicron starts receding in the United States: data

Omicron starts receding in the United States: data

This post was originally published on this site The United States appears to be emerging from its latest coronavirus wave driven by the Omicron variant, data showed Wednesday, though cases remain far higher than during any previous surge and Covid hospitalizations are at a peak. The fast to rise, fast...

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Health experts criticize CDC for confusing messaging; Biden sending teams to overwhelmed states: COVID updates

Health experts criticize CDC for confusing messaging; Biden sending teams to overwhelmed states: COVID updates

This post was originally published on this siteHealth experts say inconsistent transparency and leaving errors unacknowledged all contribute to the CDC’s “messaging problem.” Latest updates.     

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CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking at recommending that Americans wear higher quality masks amid the omicron surge, a CDC official told The Washington Post.“The agency is currently actively looking to update its…

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CDC reports record number of child COVID-19 hospitalizations

CDC reports record number of child COVID-19 hospitalizations

This post was originally published on this siteCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky reported Friday that there have been a record number of pediatric hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and announced new isolation guidelines for students, staff and teachers to…

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