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CDC director pleads with younger Americans to wear masks while many states pause reopenings

A top US health official made another plea Tuesday for Americans -- especially younger ones -- to wear masks to curb the spread of coronavirus as case numbers surge across much of the country.
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Americans officially banned from entering EU, at least for now

The European Union made an agreement on a list of 15 countries that could travel in its bloc from July 1st.Citizens of the United States, as well as Russia, Brazil and India, are not on it.The exclusion of the U.S. reflects concerns over its coronavirus surge. From July 1st, when its external borders will re-open, American tourists won't be welcome in Europe, decrees a new agreement from the European Union. The bloc decided on a list of 15 safe countries whose residents would be allowed to trav...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, Medicine, Congress, Cdc, China, Russia, India, Eu, European Union, Public Health, United States, Innovation, Epidemics


How Safe Is Going On Vacation? Summer Coronavirus Questions Answered By Dr. Max Gomez

(CBSNewYork) — Summer is back, and the coronavirus-weary among us are itching to be out and about. Since March, the pandemic has forced many people to curtail activities outside the home. But warm weather, not to mention all the possible fun that comes with a reopening economy, makes staying inside particularly difficult. Coronavirus remains a concern across the country, even in areas where the number of cases is falling. So travelers and adventure seekers must remain cautious and careful. Dr. M...
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A CDC study shows a third of America has reported ...

A CDC study shows a third of America has reported experiencing signs of anxiety and depression during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.
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Millions of people may have had coronavirus in the past without knowing it, CDC says

With infection numbers rising in dozens of states, the US set a daily record for new coronavirus cases. And federal health officials warned that the number of people who've been infected is vastly undercounted.
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The coronavirus pandemic has moved into younger populations in US, CDC says

The coronavirus pandemic has moved into younger populations across much of the US, a change that could mean less serious illness and lower rates of death, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
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As Covid-19 cases rise among younger adults, expect a lower death rate for now, says former CDC director

Officials in states across the South have warned that more young people in their 20s and 30s are now testing positive for the novel coronavirus.
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As Covid-19 cases rise among younger adults, expect a lower death rate, says former CDC director

Officials in states across the South have warned that more young people in their 20s and 30s are now testing positive for the novel coronavirus.
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Coronavirus hoy en la Argentina y el mundo: minuto a minuto y las novedades del 21 de junio

La cantidad de muertos alrededor del mundo a causa de la pandemiade coronavirus, que se originó a fines del año pasado en Wuhan, China, supera las 463.600 personas y los contagiados ya son más de 8.750.000.Estados Unidos lidera el ranking de naciones con mayor cantidad de casos (alrededor de 2.300.000) y registra 121.000 víctimas fatales. El segundo país en cuanto a infectados es Brasil, con más de 1.000.000 casos, y lo sigue Rusia, con 577.000.Europa comienza a dejar atrás el confinamiento para...
Tags: Health, Asia, News, California, Cdc, China, India, Chile, Alaska, Argentina, Ceres, Donald Trump, Jens Weidmann, Bolivia, Kung, Estados Unidos


CDC de EEUU reportan 2.248.029 casos de coronavirus

(Reuters) - Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por su sigla en inglés) de Estados Unidos informaron el domingo 2.029 casos de coronavirus, un aumento de 32.
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"You want people to walk down the street with a mask on?"

Bill Burr to Joe Rogan: "I'm not going to sit here with no medical degree, listening to you with no medical degree with an American flag behind you smoking a cigar acting like we know what's up better than the CDC" pic.twitter.com/a92XLFX74w — 13th Conde de Harrow (@Ricottaboy) June 20, 2020 ADDED: Joe Rogan is trending on Twitter, but probably not because of that clip. You click on his name in the Twitter sidebar and you get all manner of things. The sidebar says "Trending with: Joey Diaz," s...
Tags: Health, Smoking, Supreme Court, Law, Cdc, Masks, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Biden, Cabinet, Bernie Sanders, Democratic Party, Roe, Joe Rogan, Rogan, Bill Burr


CDC issues recommendations to help protect beachgoers from Covid-19 spread

Even on the beach, people should stay six feet apart, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And yes, face masks are appropriate beach wear.
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Black patients with COVID-19 in Atlanta more likely to be hospitalized: CDC

About 79% of black patients were hospitalized for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, against 13% of white patients, according to the study https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6925e1.htm?s_cid=mm6925e1_w across six metropolitan hospitals and outpatient clinics in Atlanta, Georgia, between March and April 2020. The researchers found there was an association between being black and the rate of hospitalization in Atlanta, even when they controlled for underlying conditions ...
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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta responds to seeing Trump ad...

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta responds to seeing Trump administration officials going against the White House Coronavirus Task Force and CDC guidance by not wearing a mask during a Rose Garden event.
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This Kickstarter-funded brass stylus helps you avoid germs in public places

The CDC says your hands spread germs on objects like tables, ATM machines, elevator buttons, and door handles.Hygiene Hand is a tool to help avoid direct contact with shared surfaces.After a successful funding round on Kickstarter, the Hygiene Hand is now available to everyone. You've likely never washed your hands as much as you have in these last few months. But sadly, not everyone is as vigilant about hand-washing as you are. As the CDC warns, hands can leave germs on numerous objects—tablet...
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"Patients with underlying conditions were 12 times as likely to die of covid-19 as otherwise healthy people, CDC finds."

A WaPo headline, quoted along with substantial text from the article by my son John at Facebook, where I expressed surprise that the factor was so low and asked:Did they count obesity as a "condition" when they did that calculation?Then:I looked at the CDC report, and I see it only counted "severe obesity (body mass index ≥40 kg/m2)" as a condition. I'm a 5'5" woman, and I would need to weigh more than 240 pounds — more than 100 pounds over normal weight — to enter that BMI range.Obesity begins ...
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Deadly heat is killing Americans: climate death toll rises after a decade of federal inaction

Heat now causes more deaths than hurricanes, tornadoes or floods in most years, creating a new public health threat. An investigation reveals why the CDC’s prevention efforts have falteredThis story is co-published with Columbia Journalism Investigations, the Center for Public Integrity and Covering Climate Now. Read the full investigation here.Charlie Rhodes lived alone on a tree-sparse street with sunburned lawns just outside Phoenix, Arizona. At 61, the army veteran’s main connection to the w...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Climate Change, Cdc, Environment, Society, US news, Arizona, PHOENIX Arizona, Charlie Rhodes


Hundreds of schools vulnerable to outbreaks because of vaccine reluctance, data suggests

A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in 2014 led California lawmakers to tighten up vaccine requirements, eliminating personal and religious exemptions for school attendance.. Doses of the MMR (measles, mumps rubella) vaccine and the Tdap for whooping cough at the Health Care Agency, Orange County in Santa Ana. (File photo by Michael Goulding, Orange County Register/SCNG) That law took effect in 2016, but the state’s most recent vaccination data — from the 2018-19 school year — show t...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, Cdc, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, United States, Healthcare, MMR, Vaccinations, Bill, Disneyland


The CDC wants you to consider these guidelines for everyday things

This isn't going to be an ordinary summer even with states loosening restrictions on life during the coronavirus pandemic.
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CDC predicts 130,000 US coronavirus deaths by July 4

The US could suffer 130,000 coronavirus deaths by July 4, according to a projection released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Before going to on a beach trip or attending a cookout, the CDC wants you to consider these guidelines

This isn't going to be an ordinary summer even with states loosening restrictions on life during the coronavirus pandemic.
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When a vaccine comes along for coronavirus, how many will say ‘no thanks’?

No vaccine exists yet for COVID-19, but the war against it already is raging. Bill Gates is funding vaccine research to implant microchips in billions of people, said one assertion that went viral. Dr. Anthony Fauci owns patents on a coronavirus protein, and deliberately orchestrated COVID-19 to profit from an eventual vaccine, claimed another. “I do not consent to mandatory vaccination!!!” proclaimed protest signs at recent rallies. “COVID-19 is a false flag operation to usher in the New World ...
Tags: Health, Science, Cook, News, Medicine, California, Cdc, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, United States, Bill Gates, Healthcare, World Health Organization


CDC Document Shows Just How Badly the U.S. Is Handling Coronavirus Compared to Other Countries

The U.S. government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to be faltering, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more...
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Coronavirus: 8 things we got wrong — at first — about the deadly pandemic

A lot of our early assumptions about the new coronavirus have flip-flopped. This is normal. That’s how science works — it’s a process of being less and less wrong over time. COVID-19 is new, so there’s lots of uncertainty. And the pandemic’s size and scale caught us by surprise. As we learn more, our understanding of the virus continues to change. Here’s what we now know: Masks are useful after all. TOKYO, JAPAN – APRIL 08: A statue of a small boy is pictured with a face mask on April 8, 2020 ...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Utah, Politics, New York, Science, News, Medicine, California, Cdc, China, California News, Sport, Soccer, Shinzo Abe, Italy


3M files suit over third-party price gouging of N95 masks on Amazon

Amazon has promised vigilance against third-party price gouging since COVID-19 achieved global pandemic status. The company’s efforts have had mixed success, however, due in part to the sheer volume of vendors that utilize the company’s massive commerce platform. In a suit filed in California this week, 3M claims the seller was charging massively inflated prices for either damaged or counterfeit products. “3M alleges that the defendants charged prices for the fraudulent respirators that exce...
Tags: Health, Amazon, Ecommerce, Lawsuit, Congress, California, Cdc, Tech, 3m, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


More than half of states may be undercounting coronavirus cases by not following CDC guidelines

At least 28 states are not following US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines on reporting new Covid-19 cases -- half of which saw the trend of new cases increasing in the last week.
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Apple adds anonymous symptom and health info sharing to its COVID-19 app and website

Apple has updated its own COVID-19 iOS app and website with new features to allow users to anonymously share info including their age, existing health conditions, symptoms, potential exposure risks and the state in which they’re located. This info, which is not associated with any of their personal identifying data in any way according to the company, will be used in an aggregated way to help inform the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and improve the organization’s COVID-19 s...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, TC, Apps, Cdc, Articles, Tech, Companies, Anonymity, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Infection, Apple Inc, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Furloughed due to COVID-19? Become a contact tracer.

Demand for coronavirus contact tracers has made it one of the fastest-growing jobs in the United States.Contact tracers reach out to people who may have been infected with the virus. They answer questions, provide information, and encourage people to stay home.Though contact tracing is not new, states and counties hoping to reopen will need a strong workforce to stave off a COVID-19 resurgence. April saw the U.S. economy in a shambolic nose dive. The unemployment rate rose to a near-historic 14...
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CNN's Kristen Holmes dives into CDC Director Dr. R...

CNN's Kristen Holmes dives into CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield's controversial past as the US grapples with Covid-19.
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Protests could spur coronavirus outbreaks, and protesters should get tested, the CDC chief says

If you've marched in any protests, you may want to consider getting tested 3 to 7 days after you took part.
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