CDC Panel Considers Pfizer Boosters for 12- to 15-Year-Olds

CDC Panel Considers Pfizer Boosters for 12- to 15-Year-Olds

This post was originally published on this siteAdolescents could gain access to the shots for the first time as the Omicron variant spreads through communities and threatens to disrupt schools trying to stay open.

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Update to CDC’s Covid-19 isolation guidance is imminent, source says

Update to CDC’s Covid-19 isolation guidance is imminent, source says

This post was originally published on this siteThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to update its guidance on the recommended isolation period imminently, according to a source familiar with the plan.

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Officials defend new isolation rules; study shows shorter, fewer  hospitalizations with omicron: Live COVID updates

Officials defend new isolation rules; study shows shorter, fewer hospitalizations with omicron: Live COVID updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe CDC is recommending reducing the number of isolation days from 10 to five for those who test positive for COVID-19. Latest news.     

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CDC recommends Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan, Portugal

CDC recommends Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan, Portugal

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan and Portugal and several other countries because of a “very high level of COVID-19” within their borders.The CDC on Monday also issued…

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The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

This post was originally published on this site  Air China flight crew members in hazmat suits walk through the arrivals area at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. The United States has confirmed its first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. |...

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CDC says all adults should get booster due to omicron variant: Latest COVID-19 updates

CDC says all adults should get booster due to omicron variant: Latest COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe omicron variant causes the CDC to change its guidance on booster shots and unvaccinated federal workers get to keep their jobs for now. Updates.     

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COVID-19 deaths in 2021 have surpassed last year’s death toll, CDC data shows: Updates

COVID-19 deaths in 2021 have surpassed last year’s death toll, CDC data shows: Updates

This post was originally published on this siteCOVID19 has killed more people in 2021 than 2020, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows. Latest updates.     

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Expert CDC committee to discuss lifting restrictions on booster shots for all adults: COVID-19 updates

Expert CDC committee to discuss lifting restrictions on booster shots for all adults: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteAn expert advisory committee to the CDC will meet Friday to discuss lifting restrictions on COVID booster shots to any adult who wants them. Updates.     

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Conflicts mount on easing COVID-19 restrictions amid autumn case spikes

Conflicts mount on easing COVID-19 restrictions amid autumn case spikes

This post was originally published on this siteAn uptick in COVID-19 cases as winter approaches is setting off a debate about if a new era of living with the virus has arrived or whether heightened restrictions and caution are still needed.Cases in the U.S. have risen to more than 80,000...

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