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Now is not the time for states to ease COVID-19 restrictions, CDC director warns

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns the drop in U.S. COVID-19 cases and deaths seems to be stalling, so now is not the time for states to ease restrictions.
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Every person in a maskless exercise class tests positive for COVID-19

Two new studies by the CDC shows how easily COVID-19 spreads in indoor gyms and maskless exercise classes, even if people receive temperature checks and stand six feet apart. In one indoor cycling class, 21 people tested positive from two instructors
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They’re cheap, fast and reliable. Why are at-home COVID-19 tests still not widely available?

A vast majority of people would be willing to use at-home COVID-19 tests to fight the spread, but only if the price is right, according to a new study. However, the current regulatory climate is pricing the tests out of reach.
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CDC reveals list of most common side effects from COVID vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published new data indicating the most common side effects after receiving the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines.
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CDC considering color-coded school reopening system based on COVID-19 transmission rates

The Biden administration is considering using a color-coded model to reopen schools based on COVID-19 community transmission data. Schools would be recommended for in-person, hybrid, reduced-admission or all-virtual learning.
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1 dead, 16 people sick from E. coli outbreak with unknown source: CDC

The (CDC) is investigating an outbreak of E. Coli across multiple states after more than a dozen people have become ill from an unknown source. Currently, there are 16 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death related to the current outbreak.
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Fauci supports younger kids returning to in-person learning: 'They do not transmit as readily'

Dr. Anthony Fauci is lending his support to reopening schools for in-person learning.The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases emphasized that lower grades are less at-risk for COVID-19. Read on.
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CDC issues mandatory mask order for travelers using all forms of public transportation

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a new order that requires every person using public transportation to wear a mask. The new order announced on Friday comes amid the spread of a highly contagious COVID variant.
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CDC: Schools can reopen amid pandemic with strict safety protocols in place

New guidance announced Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says schools should reopen as soon as possible, with proper social distancing and mask wearing protocols in place.
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CDC warns contagious UK COVID variant likely to be dominant strain in US by March

The coronavirus variant that was first identified in the United Kingdom is now spreading rapidly in the U.S and it will likely become the dominant strain in the US by March.
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