The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading, national public health institute of the United States. It is a United States federal agency, under the Department of Health and Human Services, and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Transportation Security Administration is set to begin administering temperature checks to air travelers. This, despite concerns from lawmakers and the agency that it does not have the authority to..
An assortment of the US's top health leaders are in coronavirus quarantine, including its leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. According to Gizmodo, it's a sign COVID-19 is spreading..
Three children in New York have died from a rare inflammatory syndrome believed to be linked to the novel coronavirus, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, adding that the state is working with the..
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 1,678,843 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 16,429 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of.. Reuters - Published
The Centers for Disease Control has been lumping together tests for active coronavirus with tests for recovered patients, boosting testing totals but muddying the pandemic’s course. NYTimes.com - Published
If you’re worried about wiping down grocery bags or disinfecting mailed packages, this C.D.C. guidance might bring some relief. It’s not new information; the agency has been saying this for months. NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and several state health departments have come under fire for mixing two types of coronavirus tests. Many traditional Memorial Day events have been.. NYTimes.com - Published
President Donald Trump said on Thursday the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would issue guidance for reopening churches very soon, possibly later on Thursday or Friday. Reuters - Published
U.S. schools shuttered by the coronavirus should pursue a carefully phased reopening only after public health benchmarks are met, and summer camps should be limited largely only to children from the.. Reuters - Published
Researchers have documented a drop in child vaccination rates in Michigan since restrictions were imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, raising concern about outbreaks of other diseases.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plans a nationwide study of up to 325,000 people to track how the new coronavirus is spreading across the country into next year and beyond, a.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday reported 1,412,121 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 27,191 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of.. Reuters - Published
U.S. health officials on Thursday released some of their long-delayed guidance that schools, businesses and other organizations can use as states reopen from coronavirus shutdowns. (May 14)
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U.S. health officials plan to alert doctors to report cases of a rare inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 in children to their state and local health departments, a spokesman for the U.S... Reuters - Published
One sick singer attended choir practice, infecting 53 others, two of whom died. A study released by the C.D.C. shows that self-isolation and tracing efforts helped contain the outbreak. NYTimes.com - Published
The number of deaths in New York City from causes other than COVID-19 rose by more than 5,000 people above the seasonal norm during the first two months of the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control.. Reuters - Published
Two cabinet-level U.S. officials were in self-quarantine on Saturday after coming into contact with someone who had tested positive for COVID-19, according to a spokesman and a media report. Reuters - Published