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CDC Director Says Guidelines On Reopening Schools Won’t Change Despite Trump Complaints

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield stated on Thursday morning that the agency’s recommendations on how schools can reopen in the fall will not be altered despite President Donald Trump’s attacks against them. “Our guidelines are our guidelines, but we are going to provide additional reference documents to aid basically communities in trying to open K-12s,” Redfield said during an interview on ABC News’ “Good Morning America.” “It’s not a revision of the ...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil death toll exceeds 60,000; West Bank goes into lockdown

Global tourism stands to lose up to $3.3tn, says UN; Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses; tourist flights to Greece resume; global cases pass 10.5mAustralia: 73 new cases in MelbourneTrump silent as US records record one-day rise in casesCzech republic drops mask rule as Prague has street partyRussia rushes lockdown end as Lenin tomb reopens 7.37pm BST The pandemic is exacerbating inequality throughout the world by hitting hardest those without a social safety net in developing c...
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Why Is COVID-19 Killing So Many Black Americans?

COVID-19 threatens the health of Americans in a way that hasn’t happened since the Spanish Flu in 1919. At this writing, it has killed half a million people around the world—a quarter of whom were Americans. The virus brought the economy to its knees, with unemployment rates and business closings that look more like the Great Depression than a mere downturn. But the suffering inflicted by COVID-19 is not evenly distributed. Black folks (and Latinos) are more likely to contract COVID-19, less li...
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Fauci Warns Of Potential Outbreak With New Virus Related To H1N1

White House COVID-19 Task Force official Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday spoke of a new virus brewing in China that has the potential to trigger another pandemic. During a Senate hearing with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield, Fauci told lawmakers that over the past week or so, Chinese scientists have identified the new virus in pigs with similar characteristics to the H1N1 virus. “When they all mix up together and they contain some of the elements that mi...
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CDC: Coronavirus May Have Infected 10 Times More Americans Than Known

Nearly 25 million Americans may have contracted the coronavirus, a figure 10 times higher than the number of confirmed cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday. The Hill reports: In a briefing with reporters Thursday, CDC Director Robert Redfield said surveys of blood samples taken from around the country suggest that millions of Americans may have contracted the virus either without knowing it or with only minimal symptoms. For every one confirmed case, Redfield...
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Coronavirus live news: Texas to halt reopening as cases soar while virus may have hit more than 20m Americans

World should build ‘new normal’ post-pandemic – WHO chief; World Cup worker dies from Covid-19; Europe sees increase in weekly cases for first time in monthsIsrael brings back tracking system after surge in Covid-19 casesEngland: major incident declared as people flock to south coastAir cooling systems in abattoirs could heighten Covid-19 riskHow Trump and his officials diverge on coronavirus See all our coronavirus coverage 6.02pm BST Reuters is reporting that people in several parts of Gre...
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Airport facial recognition draws concerns, Maui lawmaker cited for sitting on beach, container ship loses its load, Oahu to bring back karaoke, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Young Brothers cargo ship in Hilo Harbor PC:Sen. Kai Kahele At least 21 shipping containers fall off Young Brothers barge. At least 21 containers fell off a Young Brothers barge en route to Hilo Harbor on Monday morning, but the cause has yet to be confirmed. Tribune-Herald.Multiple containers fall overboard in waters off Hilo. Improper loading and possible overloading of an interisland freight barge and employing practices to avoid paying overtime may have played a role in at least 21 sh...
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Coronavirus has brought US 'to its knees', says CDC director

Dr Robert Redfield tells hearing that public health capabilities underfunded as US sees more than 2.3 million casesA US public health chief told Congress on Tuesday that coronavirus has “brought this nation to its knees” as America struggles with more than 2.3 million confirmed cases and more than 121,000 deaths so far.Dr Robert Redfield, director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), told a hearing in Washington that core public health capabilities in the US had been ...
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CDC director: Covid-19 'brought this nation to its knees' - live

The US is struggling to control the virus as the economy has crateredTravelers from US would not be permitted when borders reopen in JulyTwitter places public interest notice on Trump tweetTrump threatens ‘up to 10 years in prison’ for monument vandalismFauci testifies before Congress as Covid-19 cases riseRayshard Brooks funeral held in Atlanta todaySign up to our First Thing newsletter 10.27pm BST Hi there, it’s Maanvi Singh blogging from the West coast. Donald Trump has just landed in Pho...
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United States: EEOC Provides Updated Guidance Related To Excluding High-risk Workers, Required Accommodations, And Pandemic-based Harassment - Reed Smith

As we previously posted, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC recently issued guidance (CDC) on reopening the workplace. In its latest update on June 11, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its ...
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Fauci says US might not see 'second wave' of Covid-19 cases

US public health expert said another wave of infections ‘not inevitable ... if you approach it the proper way’Leading US public health expert and White House coronavirus taskforce member Dr Anthony Fauci has said the US may not see a “second wave” of cases of Covid-19.According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, the US has recorded more than 2m cases of Covid-19 and nearly 115,000 deaths.Many experts fear attempts to reopen shuttered state economies and mass protests over po...
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GAO-20-534, Domestic Violence: Improved Data Needed to Identify the Prevalence of Brain Injuries among Victims, June 12, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults have experienced domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence. Intimate partner violence...
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Disneyland reopening announcement sparks online petition to hold off due to coronavirus

On June 10, Disneyland announced plans to reopen its theme parks, hotels and Downtown Disney District in July following a nearly three-month closure due to the spread of novel coronavirus. Many fans rejoiced on social media about the chance to return to the beloved theme park. Some, however, were more skeptical, tweeting whether it was too soon for a theme park to open and calling Disneyland a non-essential business that shouldn’t be operating during a global pandemic. As news spread of the stag...
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United States: CDC Issues New Return-To-Work Guidance For Offices - Foley Hoag LLP

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new guidance for employers who operate in office buildings.
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Summer day camp costs, even in coronavirus time, still eligible for a tax credit

It's official. School is out for the summer. And some day camps could soon offer families a break from coronavirus close quarters and a tax break.     For millions of families across the United States, the official end of the school year doesn't really mean much. The kids already have been home for weeks instead of in classrooms because of COVID-19 closures. But things may be about to change. Some day camps are starting to open, albeit tentatively and with lots of new rules and limitatio...
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United States: Drastic Changes Coming To U.S. Offices As The CDC Recommends An Office Makeover - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") issued new guidance (available here) detailing how employers can safely reopen offices following...
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The latest COVID-19 risk? Scams to steal relief money

You're following all the recommended pandemic precautions. You stay home. You have your groceries and meals delivered. If you must go out, it's for drive-through or curbside pickup of necessary items. You always wear a mask when you leave your home. But you still might not be safe from the latest iteration of the coronavirus outbreak. This time, though, it's not medical, but financial. Scammers are coming to us via emails and phone calls, using a variety of tricks to get their hands on our COVI...
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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...
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CDC: Americans Are Misting Their Bodies With Disinfectant Spray and Gargling Bleach to Prevent Coronavirus

Although President Donald Trump has said that he was only being sarcastic when he suggested people inject disinfectant into the body to cure coronavirus, there are some Americans who do not think that this idea is a joke. In fact, according to a recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…Read more...
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Vacaville Postal Worker Tests Positive For Coronavirus

VACAVILLE (CBS13) – The U.S. Postal Service announced on Saturday that an employee at a Vacaville Post Office tested positive for the coronavirus. The agency said cleaning protocols will be enhanced across the facility, but did not say which location in the city the employee worked at. The Postal Service said other employees were already notified and that the risk to other employees is believed to be low. “The safety and well-being of our employees is our highest priority. To ensure the health o...
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United States: COVID-19: CDC Issues New Guidance For Office Buildings - WilmerHale

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance on Wednesday describing how office buildings can reopen safely as states ease restrictions on non-essential businesses.
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Protesters should 'highly consider' coronavirus tests, U.S. health official says

A top U.S. health official cautioned on Thursday that protests sweeping across the country could increase the spread of the novel coronavirus, particularly in cities that have struggled to control the outbreak, and that participants should "highly consider" getting tested. Huge crowds have taken to the streets of dozens of cities since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody set off unrest that has roiled America in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Protests have occurred ...
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United States: COVID-19: CDC Issues New Guidance For Employers - WilmerHale

On Tuesday May 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a 60-page document laying out guidelines for reopening the country as states and local governments...
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McConnell Breaks With Trump On Masks, Says There’s ‘No Stigma’ To Wearing Them

President Donald Trump claims wearing masks is about being “politically correct” during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) doesn’t seem to agree. “There’s no stigma attached to wearing a mask,” McConnell said on Wednesday during an event in Kentucky, according to Politico. “There’s no stigma attached to staying six feet apart.” The GOP leader said that he himself wears masks in order to set a “good example.” He asserted that wearing masks, which the Cente...
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Is Reopening A Restaurant Worth It?

(CBSNewYork) — The country is attempting reopen its economy in the face of a coronavirus pandemic that remains very much a threat. (To date, over 1.6 million people have contracted the disease, and almost 100,00 people have died; both totals are likely higher.) What this means for local restaurants remains to be seen. But the weeks leading into summer could be a good indication of the road ahead. Different regions are at different points in the reopening process. San Francisco recently entered p...
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As Trump Smears Masks As ‘Politically Correct,’ Hannity Emphasizes Their Importance

Conservative Fox News host Sean Hannity, usually a reliable mouthpiece for President Donald Trump, took a rare stance at odds with Trump on the issue of wearing masks amid COVID-19 on Tuesday night. During his program, Hannity decried the crowd of vacationers at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri who were blatantly disregarding health officials’ guidelines on preventing the spread of the virus. He then urged viewers to wear masks, a precautionary measure recommended by the Centers for Disease...
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Coronavirus US live: Trump plays golf as death toll nears 100,000

President is at his golf club in VirginiaTrump urges governors to open places of worshipSummer is here – but are we inviting a disastrous second wave?Hydroxychloroquine: Trump ‘cure’ increases deaths, global study findsCoronavirus – latest global updatesGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 10.05pm BST President Trump’s slapdash order to temporarily suspend most travel from Europe to the US in an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19 in March was widel...
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What the CDC's 'Guidelines' for Reopening Schools Actually Say

As we wrap up this school year with virtual graduations and drive-by celebrations, parents everywhere are asking: What will school look like in the fall? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) weighed in this week with a list of recommendations school leaders should consider as they reopen during the…Read more...
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Summer Travel: 5 Steps to Get Your Car Ready in the Age of COVID-19

School is out, states and cities are starting to open up, and we are all ready for a summer vacation.  After all, don’t you think we deserve it after everything our country has been going through in the last few months?  Summer travel will be different, though, that’s for sure.  When you’re ready to get back on the road, start with 5 simple steps to get your car ready for summer travel. First, with COVID-19 cases reported in every state at this time, the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...
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United States: CDC And OSHA Issue Guidance For Meat And Poultry Processing Workers And Employers - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On April 26, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ...
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