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

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Fauci: Data 'good enough' on aerosol spread [Video]

Fauci: Data 'good enough' on aerosol spread

The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said on Thursday he believes “there's good enough data to say that aerosol transmission does occur.” This report produced by Yahaira..

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Tampa psychologist gives parents tips on how to identify mental health issues in children [Video]

Tampa psychologist gives parents tips on how to identify mental health issues in children

The CDC recently launched a study found about 1 in 6 students have enough behavioral or emotional symptoms and impairments to be diagnosed with a childhood mental disorder. Story:..

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CDC: COVID-19 Is Airborne--Or Is It? [Video]

CDC: COVID-19 Is Airborne--Or Is It?

Over the weekend, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 can be airborne. Days later, Gizmodo reports the public health agency took it back. The..

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Trump Appointee On Leave After Facebook Livestream Rant Liked Sending Nastygrams To CDC [Video]

Trump Appointee On Leave After Facebook Livestream Rant Liked Sending Nastygrams To CDC

CNN reports Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Michael Caputo was fond of sending nasty emails to employees. A close ally of President Donald Trump, Caputo..

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CDC reverses guidance on COVID-19 testing, again [Video]

CDC reverses guidance on COVID-19 testing, again

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people should get tested if they've been exposed to COVID-19, even if they have no symptoms. Which reverses guidance posted last month, at odds..

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CDC: COVID-19 Puts Pregnant Women, Babies At Risk Of Serious Complications [Video]

CDC: COVID-19 Puts Pregnant Women, Babies At Risk Of Serious Complications

As if pregnant women don't have enough to worry about already, the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting them with even more challenges. Unsettling new research published by the CDC found that women who..

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Donald Trump disputes health officials on timeline for mass vaccinations [Video]

Donald Trump disputes health officials on timeline for mass vaccinations

Openly contradicting the government’s top health experts, President DonaldTrump has predicted that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronaviruscould be ready as early as next month and in..

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Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC [Video]

Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC

[NFA] Speaking at a Senate hearing on U.S. response to the coronavirus, Dr. Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said "face masks are the most important,..

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Trump says CDC dir. on vaccines 'was confused' [Video]

Trump says CDC dir. on vaccines 'was confused'

U.S. President Donald Trump predicted on Wednesday at least 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine could be distributed in by the end of 2020, contradicting U.S. Centers for Disease Control and..

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Vaccine available 'late 2nd, 3rd quarter, 2021' -CDC [Video]

Vaccine available 'late 2nd, 3rd quarter, 2021' -CDC

At a Senate hearing on the U.S. coronavirus response Wednesday, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, said a vaccine would be "generally available to the..

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CDC Casts Light On Profile Of US Children Killed By COVID-19 [Video]

CDC Casts Light On Profile Of US Children Killed By COVID-19

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new data about the deaths of young people from the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to UPI, three out of four young people who died..

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Bill Gates: Losing Trust In FDA, CDC [Video]

Bill Gates: Losing Trust In FDA, CDC

With the release of their foundation’s latest annual Goalkeepers Report, Bill and Melinda Gates are doing a lot of interviews and pushing one primary message: The U.S. is failing in its coronavirus..

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For College Students With Mental Health Issues, It's Going From Bad To Worse [Video]

For College Students With Mental Health Issues, It's Going From Bad To Worse

Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, young American college students were already seeing an uptick in mental health issues. A 2019 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows the..

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Restaurant-Goers Twice as Likely to Contract COVID-19, CDC Study Says [Video]

Restaurant-Goers Twice as Likely to Contract COVID-19, CDC Study Says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report was released on Friday. Researchers collected data from 10 states during the month of July.

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Accentuate The Positive: How Trump Administration Meddled With CDC's COVID-19 Reports [Video]

Accentuate The Positive: How Trump Administration Meddled With CDC's COVID-19 Reports

Deaths from the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in America skyrocketed over the course of 2020. However, the US Department of Health and Human Services routinely tried to muzzle what information health..

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CDC: America's Children, Teens Are Killing Themselves At An Increasingly Higher Rate [Video]

CDC: America's Children, Teens Are Killing Themselves At An Increasingly Higher Rate

A sobering new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests suicide rates for children and young adults are still on the rise. According to HuffPost, youth suicide has been a..

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Amy Schumer Reveals She Has Lyme [Video]

Amy Schumer Reveals She Has Lyme

Schumer made the announcement on her Instagram, writing: "Anyone get LYME this summer? I have maybe had it for years. Can you have a glass of wine or 2 on it? I'm also taking these herbs from cape cod..

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U.S. COVID-19 deaths near 190,000 [Video]

U.S. COVID-19 deaths near 190,000

Cases are surging in Iowa and South Dakota, and the top U.S. infectious disease expert warned "we need to be doing much better." This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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CDC Tells States to Be Ready for 'Large-Scale' COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution by November 1st. [Video]

CDC Tells States to Be Ready for 'Large-Scale' COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution by November 1st.

According to a letter obtained by NBC News on Wednesday, CDC director Doctor Robert Redfield told governors last week to prepare for the vaccine.

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CDC: 80% Of All 2019 Drug Overdose Deaths Linked To Single Class Of Drug [Video]

CDC: 80% Of All 2019 Drug Overdose Deaths Linked To Single Class Of Drug

More than 80% of all drug overdose deaths reported across the country in the first half of 2019 were linked to a single type of drug. According to UPI, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention..

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McEnany: No one pressuring FDA to approve vaccine [Video]

McEnany: No one pressuring FDA to approve vaccine

White House Spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said on Thursday there is no political pressure on the U.S. drugs regulator to quickly approve a vaccine for the deadly coronavirus disease, after drugmakers..

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U.S. tells states to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

U.S. tells states to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has asked state public health officials to prepare to distribute a potential coronavirus vaccine to high-risk groups as soon as late October,..

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