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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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South Korea reports 142 additional coronavirus cases, brings total to 346: KCDC

South Korea reported 142 additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the nation's total to 346, according to Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Super-spreaders: What are they and what do they do?

South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has described an outbreak of coronavirus infections linked to a church in the city of Daegu as a "super-spreading event". But experts, including..
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Many Coronavirus Testing Kits Are Not Accurate [Video]Many Coronavirus Testing Kits Are Not Accurate

The CDC reported last week that some Coronavirus testing kits have been sent to U.S. states. However, at least 30 countries produced "inconclusive" results due to a flawed component. The CDC planned to..

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Good News: Flu Shot About 50% Effective [Video]Good News: Flu Shot About 50% Effective

Getting the flu shot helped Americans stay healthy this winter season. It failed to work against some strains of the virus, of course. The CDC say the 2019-20 flu vaccine reduced doctor visits..

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15 Coronavirus Quarantine Camps Set Up On U.S. Military Bases [Video]15 Coronavirus Quarantine Camps Set Up On U.S. Military Bases

The U.S., along with other countries have evacuated citizens from Wuhan, China, due to the coronavirus outbreak which has killed over 1,300 people and infected over 64,000. Business Insider says that..

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US Should Prepare for Coronavirus to 'Take a Foothold,' Says CDC Official [Video]US Should Prepare for Coronavirus to 'Take a Foothold,' Says CDC Official

At least 1,115 people have been killed by the virus, mostly in China. Worldwide, more than 45,000 people have contracted the coronavirus.

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CDC Confirms 14th U.S. Case Of Coronavirus [Video]CDC Confirms 14th U.S. Case Of Coronavirus

A second person evacuated from Wuhan, China, to a U.S. Marine base near San Diego has been diagnosed with coronavirus. According to Reuters, the new diagnosis raises the tally of confirmed cases in the..

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CDC: Coronavirus Likely To Get 'Foothold' In US [Video]CDC: Coronavirus Likely To Get 'Foothold' In US

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials expect the coronavirus outbreak to "take a foothold" in the US before it's contained. At some point, we are likely to see community spread in the..

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Coronavirus risk in U.S. still 'low': CDC [Video]Coronavirus risk in U.S. still 'low': CDC

Capt. Jennifer McQuiston with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said that as many as 250 Americans will be evacuated from China's Hubei province, the epicenter of the..

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Taiwan's effective response to novel coronavirus attributed to three major steps [Video]Taiwan's effective response to novel coronavirus attributed to three major steps

Taiwan has drawn from lessons learned during the SARS epidemic to mount an effective and immediate response to the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, using three major steps.

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Masks? Washing? How to protect against coronavirus [Video]Masks? Washing? How to protect against coronavirus

The spread of coronavirus in mainland China and over two dozen countries is alarming health experts. Here is what we know - and do not know - about how individuals can protect themselves. Soraya Ali..

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Americans under quarantine at CA air base [Video]Americans under quarantine at CA air base

Henry Walke with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spoke to reporters about the 178 evacuees from Wuhan, China, who are now under quarantine at California's Travis Air Force Base. "We are..

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FDA Expands Use Of Coronavirus Test [Video]FDA Expands Use Of Coronavirus Test

The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday inserted itself into the spreading coronavirus pandemic. The FDA extended the use of a coronavirus detection tool to Centers for Disease Control and..

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WHO Wants More Information Sharing On Novel Coronavirus [Video]WHO Wants More Information Sharing On Novel Coronavirus

The World Health Organization has asked public health officials to improve data-sharing in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. In the US, CDC and NIH officials say their counterparts in China..

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U.S. confirms its 8th case of coronavirus [Video]U.S. confirms its 8th case of coronavirus

U.S. health officials over the weekend confirmed an eighth case of the rapidly-spreading coronavirus in the United States - this time in Massachusetts. Chris Dignam has more.

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Biden Attacks Trump Over Proposed Budget Cuts To Health Agencies [Video]Biden Attacks Trump Over Proposed Budget Cuts To Health Agencies

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trump over global health issues. He reminded people that Trump reduced U.S. oversight of such issues before the coronavirus..

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U.S. declares coronavirus a public health emergency [Video]U.S. declares coronavirus a public health emergency

The Trump administration on Friday declared a public health emergency over the coronavirus outbreak and said it would bar entry to the United States starting on Sunday of foreign nationals who have..

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Iranian missile strike injures 50 troops: Pentagon [Video]Iranian missile strike injures 50 troops: Pentagon

The Pentagon now says that 50 U.S. troops stationed in Iraq have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after an Iranian missile strike earlier this month.

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Security officials see no credible threats ahead of Super Bowl, Miami screening for coronavirus [Video]Security officials see no credible threats ahead of Super Bowl, Miami screening for coronavirus

Security officials see no credible threats ahead of Super Bowl LIV, U.S. and Miami screening for coronavirus as travelers arrive from all over world

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Nearly 200 Americans Quarantined At US Military Base [Video]Nearly 200 Americans Quarantined At US Military Base

195 Americans evacuated from Hubei province in China on a US government-chartered plane have been screened for coronavirus. According to UPI, the passengers have agreed to remain at March Air Reserve..

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U.S. increases virus screening to 20 airports -CDC [Video]U.S. increases virus screening to 20 airports -CDC

Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, told reporters on Tuesday that "based on the evolving information from China" on the coronavirus, the CDC has "decided..

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CDC Says US Su*cide Rate Climbed 40 Percent From 2000 to 2017 [Video]CDC Says US Su*cide Rate Climbed 40 Percent From 2000 to 2017

The rate is especially noticeable for those who work blue-collar jobs.

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CDC Confirms Case of Coronavirus in Arizona [Video]CDC Confirms Case of Coronavirus in Arizona

The Center for Disease Control's latest confirmation brings the total number of U.S. cases to five.

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US Health Officials Are Testing For The China Coronavirus In 26 States [Video]US Health Officials Are Testing For The China Coronavirus In 26 States

The deadly coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has spread to 12 other countries. The US has confirmed five cases: two in California, one in Arizona, one in Washington, and another in Illinois...

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CDC Considering Travel Ban For China Due To Coronavirus [Video]CDC Considering Travel Ban For China Due To Coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control officials said Monday that they are considering travel restrictions for China. The potential travel ban comes as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread around the..

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U.S. CDC places 14-day travel restriction on passengers from quarantined cruise ship

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday all passengers on the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan would be restricted from traveling to the United States..
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Airlines, officials trace path of couple diagnosed with coronavirus that flew from Hawaii

Delta and Hawaiian AIrlines are working with the CDC to trace the path of a couple who were diagnosed with coronavirus after returning from Hawaii.
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U.S. health officials to start testing for coronavirus in five states

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it will start testing for the rapidly spreading coronavirus that originated in China through its existing seasonal influenza..
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U.S. CDC to work with labs in five states to track people with influenza-like illness

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday it was working with public health laboratories in five states to track people with illnesses similar to influenza, as the agency..
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Some Wuhan Evacuees Ask Why They Aren’t Being Tested for the Coronavirus

There is no reason to test healthy people for the virus, the C.D.C. says, but some evacuees are asking to be tested.
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CDC offers glimpse into new virus response center

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered a glimpse Thursday into its Emergency Operations Center in Atlanta, where employees are tasked with responding to the new virus at the center of a..
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CDC confirms 15th case of coronavirus in the United States

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday confirmed the 15th case of the coronavirus in the United States, and said the person under federal quarantine at an airbase in..
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CDC confirms 14th U.S. case of coronavirus with patient in San Diego

A second person evacuated from Wuhan, China, to a U.S. Marine base near San Diego has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, raising the tally of confirmed cases in the United States to 14, the..
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Coronavirus Test Kits Sent to States, 30 Countries Are Flawed, C.D.C. Says

Some tests distributed by the agency deliver “inconclusive” results. The C.D.C. will need to ship new ingredients, further delaying results.
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U.S. health officials await invite to assist with coronavirus in China

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday it had not yet been invited to send experts to China to assist with the investigation of the coronavirus outbreak that has..
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U.S. CDC says not yet invited to assist with coronavirus investigation in China

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday it had not yet been invited to send in experts to assist with the investigation of the coronavirus outbreak that has killed..
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U.S. health official hopeful some evacuees may be released from quarantine today

An official from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said she hoped the first group of Americans evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan could be released..
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Coronavirus case confirmed in California, takes U.S. total to 13

The 13th case of coronavirus in the United States was detected in California in an individual under federal quarantine after returning from Wuhan, China, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and..
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12th U.S. case of coronavirus confirmed in Wisconsin

The 12th known U.S. case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Wisconsin by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state health agency said in a statement.
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U.S. expands use of coronavirus diagnostic test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday granted emergency use approval for state public health laboratories to start testing for the new flu-like coronavirus from China using kits developed by..
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U.S. announces more coronavirus cases, details quarantine plans for returning travelers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday announced a second case of transmission of the new coronavirus within the United States and provided more detailed plans on how it..
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U.S. health officials announce second case of person-to-person coronavirus transmission

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday announced a second case of transmission of the new coronavirus within the United States and provided more detailed plans on how it..
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U.S. reports its first case of person-to-person coronavirus spread

The first U.S. incident of person-to-person spread of the new coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China has been identified in Illinois, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on..
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More and more Americans are dying by suicide. What are we missing?

Numbers released Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show the nation's suicide rate continues to rise.
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U.S. says approximately 210 citizens being relocated from Wuhan

Approximately 210 U.S. citizens are being relocated from China's Wuhan city, the center of an outbreak of a new coronavirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement..
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Houston airport to start coronavirus screenings

Houston Bush Intercontinental is one of 15 airports nationwide at which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan to expand screenings for the coronavirus. (Jan. 28)  
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CDC to travelers: Avoid all nonessential travel to China due to coronavirus outbreak

The expanded travel warning comes as the number of Wuhan Coronavirus cases has expanded. The U.S. State Department also raised its alert level.
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U.S. CDC says no new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 110 under investigation

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday had not recorded any new confirmed cases of a new coronavirus overnight since its last update of five, and said as many as 110..
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U.S. CDC says no new cases of coronavirus since last update

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday there had been no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States since its last update on Sunday of five cases.
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Officials confirm five U.S. cases of coronavirus after China travel

Five people in the United States, all of whom recently traveled from Wuhan, China, have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, officials of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said..
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U.S. health officials confirm second U.S. case of Wuhan coronavirus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday confirmed a second U.S. case of the new coronavirus from China in a Chicago woman, and said as many as 63 potential cases were being..
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U.S. health officials seek emergency approval to use diagnostic test for new coronavirus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday it is seeking special emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to allow U.S. states to use a CDC-developed..
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CDC raises Wuhan travel alert as coronavirus outbreak escalates

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday raised its travel alert for the coronavirus outbreak to a level 3, recommending people avoid all nonessential travel to Wuhan, China.
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CDC expanding coronavirus screening to two more airports: Atlanta and Chicago O'Hare

Travelers flying between central China and the United States will now be routed through one of five airports with coronavirus screening.
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CDC expects more U.S. cases of China coronavirus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday it expects to see more cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States.
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First US case of deadly coronavirus reported in Washington state, CDC says

The first U.S. case of a deadly new coronavirus that has killed six people in China has been reported in Washington state.
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CDC expected to announce first US case of coronavirus in Washington State, reports say

The first case of a deadly new coronavirus that has killed six people in China has been reported in Washington state, according to reports  
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South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

South Korea reported on Monday its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus that has broken out in China, South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said.
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US airports screen passengers for China virus

The Coronvirus outbreak in China has the CDC on alert. They have set-up screenings at three U.S. airports including San Francisco, JFK in New York and LAX. (Jan 18)  
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CDC explains airport screening plans for virus

A top official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spelled out plans to screen airline passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has killed two people and sicked dozens..
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AP Top Stories January 17 P

Here's the latest for Friday, January 17th: Trump names impeachment defense team; Jury selected for Weinstein's trial; CDC will screen airline passengers for new virus; Owners bring pets to be blessed..
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Is it safe to eat romaine lettuce from Salinas again? CDC says E. coli scare 'appears to be over'

The romaine lettuce recall of November 2019 appears to be over, the CDC and FDA say. A total of 167 people from 27 states were infected with E. coli.
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