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    CDC's suggestion to cancel football, band in nearly every US school called 'unrealistic'

    If the scientists at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had their way, to curb the spread of Covid-19 right now, nearly every US school would cancel football, #cdc Continue reading...
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    Ready for an N95 mask? Here's how to find a high-quality one that fits you well

    The CDC says high-filtration masks like N95s provide the best protection against COVID-19. Here's how to find a good one — and avoid the fakes. Plus tips on how to fit them and how long to wear them. #n95s #cdc Continue reading...
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    Walensky faces CDC burnout as pandemic enters third year

    Inside the agency, a race is taking place. Can it stop the spread of Covid-19 before its staff wears out from exhaustion? #walensky #cdc Continue reading...
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    The CDC updated its mask guidelines. What to know about 'the highest level of protection'

    Many public health experts are recommending people choose N95 face masks. But why should you choose them over cloth masks? Where can you get them? Can you re-wear them? Experts answer these... #cdc #publichealthexperts Continue reading...
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    U.S. CDC urges Americans to wear 'most protective mask you can'

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday revised its guidance for Americans on wearing masks to protect against COVID-19, recommending donning "the most protective mask you... #cdc #respirators Continue reading...
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    Cloth Masks Do Not Protect Against Virus as Effectively as Others, CDC Says

    The update in guidance comes as Covid cases continue to soar. #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC updates mask guidelines: What to know about N95 and KN95 masks

    CDC mask recommendations updated today with information on N95 masks and KN95 masks. The new mask guidance also says some masks provide more protection than others. #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC urges Americans to wear most protective mask or respirator that fits well and that they'll wear consistently

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask information for the American public on Friday, including clarifying that certain types of masks and respirators offer more... #respirators #cdc Continue reading...
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    N95, KN95, or Cloth Masks? Prices Surge As CDC Weighs New Recommendations

    #cdc #clothmasks Continue reading...
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    CDC to weigh in soon on whether Americans should upgrade their masks

    After weeks of health experts urging Americans to upgrade their masks to protect agains omicron, the CDC says it's planning to update its mask guidance to Americans. #cdc #healthexperts Continue reading...
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    Fact check: Right-wing figures falsely describe CDC director's comments about Covid-19 deaths

    Prominent right-wing figures have been falsely describing a comment the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made last week about Covid-19 deaths -- taking Dr. Rochelle... #rochellewalensky #cdc Continue reading...
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    Covid news and the latest on the Omicron variant: Live updates

    CDC director Rochelle Walensky and other US officials will testify in the Senate today about the Biden administration's Covid-19 response as Omicron cases rises. Follow here for the latest news. #rochellewalensky #cdc Continue reading...
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    Mayor Lori Lightfoot tests positive for coronavirus

    "I will continue to work from home while following the CDC guidelines for isolation," the mayor said in a statement. "This is an urgent reminder for folks to get vaccinated and boosted as it’s the... #lorilightfoot #cdc Continue reading...
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    Watch live: Dr. Fauci, CDC Director Dr. Walensky and other health leaders testify before Senate on U.S. omicron response

    #healthleaders #fauci #cdc #walensky Continue reading...
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    CDC puts Canada on 'very high' risk for travel because of Covid spike

    Canada moved to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's highest-risk category for travel on Monday because of that nation's Covid-19 surge. #cdc Continue reading...
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    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tests positive for COVID-19

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she received her booster shot this fall and is encouraging "everyone to get their booster and follow all CDC guidance." #cdc #alexandriaocasiocortez Continue reading...
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    Fox News Hosts Confronts CDC Director Over Sotomayor's Claim About Children With COVID

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday dramatically inflated the number of children severely ill with COVID-19. #oversotomayor #soniasotomayor #foxnewshostsconfronts #supremecourtjustice #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC chief corrects Sotomayor's pediatric COVID hospitalization claim

    CDC chief Dr. Rochelle Walensky was forced to correct US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s inflated claim that there are 100,000 pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations. #USSupremeCourt #soniasotomayor #hospitalization #cdc #rochellewalensky Continue reading...
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    CDC updates are straining already-pressed public health departments

    Dr. Michael Kilkenny did not expect the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention news release he received on Dec. 27. #michaelkilkenny #cdc #newsrelease Continue reading...
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    CDC is criticized for failing to communicate, promises to do better

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    CDC reports record number of child COVID-19 hospitalizations

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky reported Friday that there have been a record number of pediatric hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and announced new... #cdc #rochellewalensky #hospitalizations Continue reading...
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    CDC director says US may see 'precipitous decline' in omicron cases like South Africa

    Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Friday sharp increases and quick declines in omicron cases may occur across the U.S. at different times. #southafrica #cdc #rochellewalensky Continue reading...
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    New CDC data shows severe illness very rare for vaccinated

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    Omicron cases could fall just as quickly as they rose, CDC says

    Omicron variant in the U.S.: CDC director said cases could fall quickly. #variant #omicron #omicronvariant #cdc Continue reading...
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    Pfizer Covid vaccine protects adolescents against multisystem inflammatory syndrome, CDC says

    MIS-C is a condition in which organs become inflamed, such as the heart, lungs, kidneys or brain. #cdc #pfizer Continue reading...
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    CDC director turns to media consultant as Covid-19 messaging frustrations mount

    Dr. Rochelle Walensky assumed her new role as the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last January with a vow to restore trust in the agency. But last fall, several... #cdc #mediaconsultant #rochellewalensky Continue reading...
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    CDC chief endorses plan for youths age 12-15 to get a booster: Live COVID updates

    Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky cleared the way Wednesday for extra booster doses to be given right away to people ages 12 to 15. #rochellewalensky #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC panel recommends Pfizer boosters for 12- to 15-year-olds amid omicron surge

    The recommendation comes amid an increase in pediatric hospitalizations. #boosters #cdc #pfizer Continue reading...
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    CDC sparks outrage with 'confusing' updated COVID isolation guidance: 'Seriously?'

    The CDC sparked outrage from critics with "confusing" updated guidelines pertaining to isolation times for those exposed to the coronavirus. #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC clarifies isolation guidance to include testing, if possible

    CDC guidelines: When can I get out of isolation? Should I test to get out of Covid isolation? #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC guidelines don't require negative test for ending COVID isolation, but says they're the "best approach"

    Some public health experts had criticized the agency for not requiring testing at the end of a shortened isolation. #publichealthexperts #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC clarifies COVID-19 isolation guidance after criticism but still no call for testing

    Some doctors say the changes could lead to more frustration since COVID-19 tests aren't widely available and lines to get them are lengthy. #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC posts rationale for shorter isolation, quarantine

    NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday explained the scientific rationale for shortening its COVID-19 isolation and quarantine recommendations, and clarified that... #cdc Continue reading...
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    Facing criticism, CDC updates Covid-19 isolation recommendations with guidance on testing

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance on the recommended Covid-19 isolation period Tuesday, telling people that if they have access to a Covid-19 test and want to... #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC adds testing guidance to shortened Covid isolation recommendation after facing criticism

    The updated guidance comes after the CDC faced criticism last week for shortening its recommended isolation period without asking for people to get tested. #cdc Continue reading...
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    Update to CDC's Covid-19 isolation guidance is imminent, source says

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to update its guidance on the recommended isolation period imminently, according to a source familiar with the plan. #cdc Continue reading...
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    Omicron estimated to be 95.4% of coronavirus variants in U.S., CDC says

    The CDC said the variant accounted for an estimated 77% of cases in the week ended Dec. 25, up from the 58.6% projection it had disclosed last week. The CDC had last week lowered its estimate for... #omicron #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC: Omicron now 95 percent of new US COVID-19 cases

    The omicron variant accounted for 95.4 percent of U.S. COVID-19 cases diagnosed during the week ending on Jan. 1, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . #cdc Continue reading...
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    Fauci: CDC mulls negative COVID-19 tests to end isolation 5 days early

    Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN it was "reasonable" to test people who have no COVID-19 symptoms after five days. #anthonyfauci #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC could add a negative test to its new isolation guidelines, Fauci says

    #fauci #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC may add more testing to COVID-19 quarantine guidance: Fauci

    Dr. Anthony Fauci said the CDC is considering asking asymptomatic people infected with COVID-19 to test negative before leaving quarantine. #cdc #anthonyfauci Continue reading...
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    Fauci: CDC mulling COVID test requirement for asymptomatic

    WASHINGTON — As the COVID-19 omicron variant surges across the United States, top federal health officials are looking to add a negative test along with its five-day isolation restrictions for... #healthofficials #adviser #cdc #fauci Continue reading...
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    Fauci says CDC may add testing to isolation guidance; 5,000 flights already canceled or delayed Sunday: Live COVID-19 updates

    The CDC is considering amending its new, five-day isolation guidance for asymptomatic patients to include testing. COVID news. #fauci #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC releases new data, drastically decreasing number of cases caused by omicron

    WASHINGTON — The rapidly rising COVID-19 cases shattered another record in the U. S. with more than 488,000 new cases reported Wednesday. During this shocking surge, confidence in the Centers for... #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC warns against cruises, regardless of vaccination status

    MIAMI — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to go on cruises, regardless of their vaccination status, because of onboard outbreaks fueled by the... #cdc Continue reading...
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    Cruises should be avoided regardless of vaccination status, CDC says

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday increased the risk level for cruise ship travel to its highest level and said it should be avoided, regardless of vaccination status. #cdc Continue reading...
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    CDC warns against cruise travel, regardless of vaccination status, as COVID-19 Omicron variant spreads

    Travelers are warned to avoid cruise ships as Omicron continues to spread. #omicron #cdc Continue reading...
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    Maine Dept. of Education announces significant changes to student quarantine policies

    The revisions come days after the U.S. CDC announced shorter quarantine and isolation times for people with COVID-19. #mainedeptofeducation #cdc Continue reading...

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