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Fauci: Data 'good enough' on aerosol spread
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Tampa psychologist gives parents tips on how to identify mental health issues in children
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CDC: COVID-19 Is Airborne--Or Is It?
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Trump Appointee On Leave After Facebook Livestream Rant Liked Sending Nastygrams To CDC
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CDC reverses guidance on COVID-19 testing, again
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CDC: COVID-19 Puts Pregnant Women, Babies At Risk Of Serious Complications
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Donald Trump disputes health officials on timeline for mass vaccinations
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Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC
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Trump says CDC dir. on vaccines 'was confused'
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Vaccine available 'late 2nd, 3rd quarter, 2021' -CDC
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CDC Casts Light On Profile Of US Children Killed By COVID-19
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Bill Gates: Losing Trust In FDA, CDC
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For College Students With Mental Health Issues, It's Going From Bad To Worse
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Restaurant-Goers Twice as Likely to Contract COVID-19, CDC Study Says
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Accentuate The Positive: How Trump Administration Meddled With CDC's COVID-19 Reports
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CDC: America's Children, Teens Are Killing Themselves At An Increasingly Higher Rate
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Amy Schumer Reveals She Has Lyme
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U.S. COVID-19 deaths near 190,000
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CDC Tells States to Be Ready for 'Large-Scale' COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution by November 1st.
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CDC: 80% Of All 2019 Drug Overdose Deaths Linked To Single Class Of Drug
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McEnany: No one pressuring FDA to approve vaccine
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U.S. tells states to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine
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Behind the White House Effort to Pressure the C.D.C. on School OpeningsDocuments and interviews show how senior officials sought to play down the risks of sending children back to the classroom, alarming public health experts.
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U.S. coronavirus infections surpass 7 million as CDC issues somber warningCoronavirus infections in the U.S. passed the 7 million mark this week, with the death toll now more than 204,000. Despite the increasing numbers, the CDC still warns that 90% of the population remains..
U.S. surpasses 7 million COVID-19 cases as states relax restrictionsThere are now more than 7 million coronavirus infections in the U.S., with a death toll climbing above 203,000. While the CDC is warning 90% of the population remains vulnerable to the virus, Florida..
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Virus Cases Surged in Young Adults. The Elderly Were Hit Next.Infections among young adults eventually spread to older, more vulnerable people, the C.D.C. reported.
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Over 90% of Americans still susceptible to virus, CDC boss saysHis warning comes as President Trump continues to talk about so-called herd immunity.
Investigation finds CDC minimized coronavirus pandemic under White House pressureA USA Today investigation that looked at tens of thousands of internal records and conducted over a hundred interviews found that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention repeatedly minimized the..
CDC retracts guidance on airborne spread of coronavirus as U.S. reaches 200,000 deathsDr. Eric Cioe-Peña joins CBSN to discuss the milestone of 200,000 American lives lost in the pandemic, and what can be done to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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Maine warns of potential coronavirus exposure at airportPeople who were at the airport between 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday might have been exposed, the Maine CDC said.
CDC changes, then removes, COVID-19 airborne transmission guidance as U.S. death toll nears 200,000As the U.S. nears 200,000 deaths from COVID-19, the CDC issues, then quickly removes, critical guidance on how the virus spreads. This confusion follows the agency's other shifting guidance on wearing..
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CDC abruptly reverses guidance on COVID-19 airborne transmissionThe Centers for Disease Control took an unusual step by reversing its new guidance about how the coronavirus spreads. Mola Lenghi has the latest.
Advice on Virus Transmission Vanishes From C.D.C. WebsiteThe new guidance, published only on Friday, had acknowledged that fine particles floating in air may spread the virus.
CDC updates, then removes, guidance on airborne spread of COVID-19The CDC updated its guidance to warn about the risk of small airborne respiratory particles known as aerosols – but then removed that information from its website.
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President Trump contradicts health officials on vaccine distribution timelineAs the nation approaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths, President Trump continues to insist vaccines will be available for mass distribution by April, contradicting the claims of health officials. CDC..
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Trump says all Americans will have coronavirus vaccine by April, at odds with CDC timelineTrump's assessment differs from the one offered by CDC director Robert Redfield, who said a vaccine could be available by late spring or next summer.
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CDC now recommends all people exposed to COVID-19 get tested, reversing earlier controversial guidanceThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed controversial guidance on coronavirus testing Friday.
Emails Detail Effort to Silence C.D.C. and Question Its ScienceEmails from a former top Trump health official and his science adviser show how the two refused to accept Centers for Disease Control and Prevention science and sought to silence the agency.
When COVID testing was scarce, CDC director called in favor to help Nevada GOP leaderDirector Robert Redfield's interference shows how political influence has penetrated the CDC, creating challenges for local health authorities.
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