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The CDC quietly changed its guidance to say even vaccinated people should get tested if they've been exposed to COVID-19

A medical worker performs a PCR test for COVID-19 on August 31, 2020, at a testing booth in Montreuil, France. Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images Until Tuesday, the CDC maintained that fully vaccinated people did not need to get tested for COVID-19, unless they developed symptoms. But, new data shows vaccinated people may be able to transmit the Delta variant just as well as the unvaccinated. The CDC is now urging anyone who's been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 to get teste...
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CDC: Color-coded map reveals where Americans need to wear masks again, and where you can go maskless, outside of schools

People in orange and red-colored counties should wear masks indoors in public, the CDC said Tuesday. CDC Covid Data Tracker The CDC is now recommending that fully vaccinated people wear masks when indoors in public in certain areas. A federal, color-coded map shows the red and orange zones where masks are recommended. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that fully vaccinated people put their masks back on when...
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CDC says fully vaccinated people spread the Delta variant and should wear masks: 'This new science is worrisome'

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky in Wilmington, Delaware on December 8, 2020. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The CDC updated its guidelines on Tuesday to recommend masks indoors, even for vaccinated people. The Delta variant makes it easier for vaccinated people to transmit the virus, the CDC said. Vaccinated and unvaccinated people infected with Delta may have similar viral loads. See more stories on Insider's business page. New science has once again prompted the Centers for Disease Control an...
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The CDC now recommends masks for vaccinated people - but at least 6 major cities had already told residents to mask up again

Lilian Zhu, 17, works at her laptop inside Charlie's Coffee House in South Pasadena, California, on July 18, 2021. Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images The CDC now recommends masks again, even for vaccinated people, in some indoor settings. But at least six major US cities have already issued similar recommendations. Los Angeles and St. Louis both require all people to wear masks indoors. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control and Preven...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Masks, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Hawaii, Delta, New Orleans, Fox News, Philadelphia, Vaccine, Las Vegas


CDC: Everyone should mask up indoors - whether they're fully vaccinated or not - as the Delta variant sweeps the US

A school employee checks a student's temperature on the first day of in-person classes at Baldwin Park Elementary School in Orlando, Florida, on August 21. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images The CDC said on Tuesday that everyone should wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are important in areas with high coronavirus transmission and in schools, it said. The CDC had said in May that masks were no longer necessary for fully vaccinated people. See more stories ...
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CDC: Fully vaccinated people should mask up indoors - including in schools - as the Delta variant spreads across the US

A school employee checks the temperature of a student on the first day of in-person classes at Baldwin Park Elementary School on August 21, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images The CDC has published its new mask guidelines: Everyone should wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccine status. Masks are particularly important in areas of high COVID-19 transmission and in schools, the CDC said. The CDC said in May that masks were no longer necessary for fully vaccina...
Tags: School, Science, News, Cdc, Senate, US, Trends, Public Health, Missouri, Delta, Vermont, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Afp, Orlando Florida, Barnes, University of Utah


The CDC is expected to recommend masks for vaccinated people in some indoor settings as COVID-19 cases soar

Sandra Martínez, owner of Raspadesardina, a Spanish brand that makes festival clothes, sews a face mask at her atelier on June 8, 2020 in Madrid. Aldara Zarraoa/Getty Images The CDC is expected to announce new mask-wearing rules this afternoon. The recommendations for more masks come as COVID cases soar nationwide, and the Delta variant spreads. See more stories on Insider's business page. As COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to ...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Masks, US, Trends, Public Health, New York Times, Delta, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Yamiche Alcindor, Sandra Martinez, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Hilary Brueck, PBS NewsHour White House, Coronavirus, Rochelle Walensky


The US could see daily COVID-19 cases quadruple next month as vaccinations hit a wall, former CDC director says

Former CDC director Tom Frieden. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Dr. Tom Frieden warned the US could see 200,000 new COVID-19 cases a day in four to six weeks. That rate was last seen in January. He said it was due to people not getting vaccinated, and there would be "preventable deaths." See more stories on Insider's business page. Daily coronavirus cases in the US could quadruple next month as a large number of people aren't getting vaccinated, the former director of the Centers for...
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The vaccine mandate 'tipping point': These entities are requiring vaccines as the Delta variant spreads

A man holds his vaccination reminder card after having received his first shot. Wilfredo Lee/AP On Monday, city, state, and federal agencies began to announce vaccine mandates. California, New York City, and the US Dept. of Veteran Affairs became the first government entities to do so. A group representing 300 bars in San Francisco will require vax cards. More entities may follow. See more stories on Insider's business page. As COVID-19 cases rise again across the US and the Delta vari...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, Cdc, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, New York Times, Va, Bill De Blasio, Associated Press, Vaccine, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Fully Resistant Superbug Fungus Spreads Between People in the U.S. for the First Time

A dangerous, drug-resistant fungal infection seems to have accomplished a new scary feat in the U.S. On Friday, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported two unrelated outbreaks of Candida auris that happened earlier this year. The outbreaks were found in long-term care facilities and…
Tags: Health, Science, Antibiotic Resistance, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, First Time, Candida, Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial resistance, Antifungal, Candida auris, Infection Prevention and Control, Healthcare Associated Infections, Medical Specialties, Yeasts, Pharmaceuticals Policy, Health Medical Pharma


You will know, or possibly be, someone who gets COVID-19 after a vaccine. Here's what to expect, according to 2 people with breakthrough cases.

A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Wales, UK. Matthew Horwood/Getty Breakthrough cases will become more common as the more transmissible Delta variant keeps spreading. But most disease experts still expect COVID-19 to be milder in vaccinated people. Two young people who got sick after they were vaccinated described how their symptoms progressed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Breakthrough infections, or COVID-19 cases diagnosed after someone is fully immunized, were...
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Johnson & Johnson's vaccine produced fewer antibodies against Delta compared with other shots in an experiment. Experts say we shouldn't worry about the results.

Gerald McDavitt, 81, a Veteran of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, holds his CDC vaccine card after being inoculated with the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Janssen Vaccine. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images In a study, J&J's vaccine produced fewer antibodies to the Delta variant compared with other shots. The study authors said that the lower antibody response "could result in decreased protection." But other experts said the COVID-19 lab-based study didn't represent the ...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, South Africa, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cnbc, New York University, Nyu


U.S. Life Expectancy Has Biggest Fall Since WWII Amid Covid-19 and Drug Overdoses

As expected, the first year of the covid-19 pandemic has lowered the collective life expectancy of Americans. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that life expectancy at birth dropped 1.5 years from 2019 to 2020, with most of the decline attributed to the pandemic. The…Read more...
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Vaccinated people: Your odds of a COVID 'breakthrough' infection have gone up. That doesn't mean you need to panic.

Insider The Flaming Lips staged a concert in January 2021 with both the band and the audience inside inflatable bubbles. Flaming Lips/Warner Music via Reuters Vaccinated people are well protected from severe disease that could be caused by the Delta variant. They can catch COVID-19, but their symptoms may be mild, and the risk of transmitting may be low. The US is in a precarious position, with a half-vaccinated population. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Yo...
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CDC director says Delta variant is responsible for 83% of all new sequenced COVID-19 cases

Director of the Centers for Disease Control Rochelle Walensky. White House/YouTube The Delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for 83% of all new sequenced COVID-19 cases in the United States, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.CDC director Rochelle Walensky gave the updated statistic as she testified during a Senate hearing on the coronavirus pandemic. This story is developing. Please check back for updates. Read the original article on Business I...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Senate, Trends, United States, Healthcare, Delta, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Breaking, Coronavirus, Rochelle Walensky, Speed desk, Natalie Musumeci


The State Department warns Americans not to fly to UK because of its COVID-19 outbreak

The US State Department has urged Americans to not travel to the United Kingdom due to COVID-19. Richard Baker/Getty Images The US State Department has told Americans not to travel to the UK due to a surge in COVID-19 cases there. "Do not travel to the United Kingdom due to COVID-19," the agency wrote in an updated advisory. COVID-19 cases in the UK continue to rise, with nearly 40,000 new infections reported on Monday. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US State Departm...
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Florida Gov. DeSantis is trying to reverse the CDC's cruise restrictions in the state, saying it's hurting Florida's economy, as Delta variant rages across the US

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference in December 2020 at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to take legal action to lift CDC restrictions on the state's cruise industry. DeSantis said Monday he would take the legal fight to the Supreme Court, if necessary. The legal fight comes as the US faces the spread of the Delta variant amid a growing vaccine divide in the country. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, Supreme Court, Congress, Cdc, US, Trends, Cruise, Alaska, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, US supreme court, Royal Caribbean, Tampa Florida, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis


A 22% surge in US coronavirus deaths is hitting unvaccinated people hardest. Experts worry about the long-term effects for vaccinated people, too.

El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff roll bodies in bags labeled "COVID" from refrigerated trailers into the morgue office in El Paso, Texas, on November 23, 2020. Ivan Pierre Aguirre/Reuters The US's daily coronavirus deaths surged 22% in the last week - mostly among unvaccinated Americans. Still, disease experts worry about breakthrough cases in the elderly or immunocompromised. Increased transmission could also allow the virus to mutate into a more dangerous strain. S...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Nbc, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, United States, United Kingdom, Delta, Deaths, Yougov, Anthony Fauci, Baltimore, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


CDC director says COVID-19 is 'becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated'

File: CDC Director Rochelle Walensky speaks during a news conference in December 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that as COVID-19 cases rise across the United States, the disease is becoming a "pandemic of the unvaccinated.""There is a message that is crystal clear: this is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated," CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a press briefing on Friday. "We are seeing outbre...
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A 24-year-old man who had a double lung transplant after getting COVID-19 said he regretted not getting the vaccine

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images A 24-year-old who was unvaccinated contracted COVID-19 and needed a double lung transplant. Blake Bargatze told his family he was worried about side effects, but that he regretted not getting the shot. Now he and his family are encouraging others to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. The family of a 24-year-old man who underwent a double lung transplant after getting sick with COVID-19 said he regretted not getting the s...
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More kids are being hospitalized with COVID. Experts say we need to vaccinate more people, and use masks in schools.

Paramedic Randy Lilly carries a 10-month-old boy with fever arriving by ambulance to Stamford Hospital on April 4, 2020 in Connecticut. Fever is a common symptom of COVID-19. (The child's status is unknown.) John Moore/Getty Images There's been a slight rise in children being hospitalized with COVID in several US states. Doctors are worried more kids could develop life-threatening complications in the weeks ahead. More vaccinated adults, and more masks for the unvaccinated, would b...
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Fully vaccinated people who got COVID-19 describe their mild symptoms, and their relief that they'd gotten a shot

A person receiving an injection of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, but a few vaccinated people have gotten sick. "Breakthrough" infections are typically mild and might be less contagious than other cases. To prevent more infections, more of the population needs to get vaccinated, experts say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Karlee Camme was supposed to see her grandparents for the fir...
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8 fully vaccinated healthcare workers caught COVID-19 at a Vegas pool party. At least 7 caught the Delta variant, a report said.

Las Vegas Westend61/Getty Images Eight fully-vaccinated health workers caught COVID-19 at a Las Vegas pool party. They all got symptoms similar to allergies or the common cold, per the Las Vegas Review Journal. At least seven of them caught the highly infectious Delta variant, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Eleven healthcare workers caught COVID-19 at a pool party in Las Vegas - and eight of them were fully-vaccinated.At least 10 of the 11 people caught t...
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The US recorded more than 20,000 new COVID-19 cases each of the past four days as the Delta variant spreads

Daniel Milian, from right, Miguel Martinez, and Laura De Armas chat as they relax on South Beach in Miami Beach, FL on Friday, June 19, 2020. Miami Beach reopened on June 10th after being shutdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Scott McIntyre/For The Washington Post via Getty Images The last time the US had back-to-back days of over 20,000 COVID-19 cases was in May. The country recorded more than 20,000 daily cases for the past four days. Close to 48% of the population is fully vaccinated...
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COVID-19 symptoms are overlapping again with colds, flu, and seasonal allergies. Here's how to tell the difference.

A medical worker performs a PCR test for COVID-19 in Montreuil, France on August 31, 2020. Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images Respiratory infections may become more prevalent again now that Americans are ditching their masks. Some cold or flu cases could be easily confused with a mild COVID-19 infection. Headaches and runny noses seem to be more common among recent COVID-19 cases than past ones. See more stories on Insider's business page. Measures to curb the coronavirus' spread, like ...
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Arkansas is the US's new Delta epicenter. Its health director says 'we've done everything we can' to convince people to get vaccinated.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson watches an ad featuring former NBA star Sidney Moncrief that encourages people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, at the state capitol in Little Rock, May 20, 2021. Andrew Demillo/AP Photo Arkansas is seeing its highest spike in coronavirus cases in nearly five months. The spread of the Delta variant has made it a new epicenter of the US outbreak. But Arkansas health officials are still struggling to convince people to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider'...
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Every single person in Maryland who died of COVID-19 in June was unvaccinated. The pattern applies to other states, too.

Maryland National Guard Specialist James Truong (R) administers a Moderna coronavirus vaccine in Wheaton, Maryland, May 21, 2021 . Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Everyone who died of COVID-19 in Maryland in June was not vaccinated, Gov. Larry Hogan said. Almost all new COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths in the US overall are among the unvaccinated. It's even more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines work to prevent severe disease and death. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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A leading US disease expert says there's 'no doubt in my mind' that vaccinated people are helping spread Delta

Gretchen Gustafson of White Ford Bronco during a show on June 11 at Union Stage in Washington, DC, which recently lifted capacity restrictions for bars, nightclubs, and venues. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Vaccinated people are well protected from severe illness and death even as the Delta variant surges. But it's possible for fully vaccinated people to be asymptomatic and spread COVID-19 to others. A top disease modeler who advises the White House said vaccinated people should still w...
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The CDC stopped tracking most COVID-19 cases in vaccinated people. That makes it hard to know how dangerous Delta really is.

A nurse administers a COVID-19 test at a testing site in Suffolk County, New York, on December 18, 2020. John Paraskevas/Newsday via Getty Images The CDC stopped monitoring non-severe COVID-19 cases among vaccinated people in May. It's hard to assess Delta's risk without knowing what mild breakthrough cases look like - or whether they're becoming more common. Vaccines still seem highly effective against the variant, though. See more stories on Insider's business page. It w...
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Graphs show COVID hospitalizations rising in states with low vaccine rates, as Delta variant lets rip across the US

An Ohio resident receives the COVID-19 vaccine in March 2021. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Nevada, Utah, Missouri, and Arkansas are seeing more hospitalizations, CDC data shows. It comes as the Delta virus variant continues to make inroads across the US. The data appears show the truth of warnings that the unvaccinated are especially at risk. See more stories on Insider's business page. New admissions of COVID-19 patients to hospitals are on the rise in sever...
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