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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: United States government public health agency
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading, national public health institute of the United States. It is a United States federal agency, under the Department of Health and Human Services, and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Are Asymptomatic COVID-19 Patients As Contagious As People Who Show Symptoms? [Video]

Are Asymptomatic COVID-19 Patients As Contagious As People Who Show Symptoms?

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that around 35% of novel coronavirus COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic. In other words, people infected with the virus show no..

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Coronavirus Began Spreading In The US In January [Video]

Coronavirus Began Spreading In The US In January

Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Nearly a month before community spread was first detected, "sustained, community transmission" of the coronavirus in the United States began in late January or early..

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CDC Says Don’t Rely on Antibody Tests for Reopening Schools and Businesses [Video]

CDC Says Don’t Rely on Antibody Tests for Reopening Schools and Businesses

The tests, also known as serologic tests, have been producing inconsistent and inaccurate results.

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Religious Services Are Super-Spreader Events. Trump Designated Them As 'Essential Services' [Video]

Religious Services Are Super-Spreader Events. Trump Designated Them As 'Essential Services'

The CDC warns that large indoor gatherings can be potential disease hotspots. Especially religious services. There have been multiple reports of 'super-spreader' events at US churches and synagogues,..

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CDC Warns Public of Starving, Aggressive Rats in US [Video]

CDC Warns Public of Starving, Aggressive Rats in US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently warned Americans about an increase in aggressive rat problems across the country.

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COVID-19 Killed More Than 100,000 Americans In Just Three Months [Video]

COVID-19 Killed More Than 100,000 Americans In Just Three Months

Four days before CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield predicted it would happen, the COVID-19 death toll in the US reached 100,000 on Wednesday. According to Business Insider, the grim number represents..

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CDC Says 35% of Coronavirus Patients Are Asymptomatic [Video]

CDC Says 35% of Coronavirus Patients Are Asymptomatic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also estimates that 40% of transmissions occur before a patient feels sick.

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Swimming Amid COVID-19 Is Safe If Precautions Are Taken, Experts Say [Video]

Swimming Amid COVID-19 Is Safe If Precautions Are Taken, Experts Say

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is no evidence that the virus can be spread through pools and hot tubs.

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U.S. churches slowly begin to reopen [Video]

U.S. churches slowly begin to reopen

Some places of worship slowly began to reopen over the weekend in the United States at reduced capacity and with social distancing measures. Gavino Garay has more.

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CDC Now Says Covid-19 May 'Not Spread Easily' on Surfaces [Video]

CDC Now Says Covid-19 May 'Not Spread Easily' on Surfaces

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated information on COVID-19. The site now indicates that the virus “does not spread easily” on surfaces. The CDC site says it could still be..

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What The CDC Is Asking, Not Telling, Schools To Do When Re-Opening [Video]

What The CDC Is Asking, Not Telling, Schools To Do When Re-Opening

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released eagerly awaited new guidelines for reopening schools. The considerations include encouraging people who are sick to stay home, frequent..

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If You Must Travel By Car During The Coronavirus Outbreak Follow These Tips [Video]

If You Must Travel By Car During The Coronavirus Outbreak Follow These Tips

CDC officials recommend that people restrict car travel to essential trips only. Some folks, however, are ignoring the health guidelines and planning road trips for this summer. Health and travel..

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CDC Now Says COVID-19 ‘Does Not Spread Easily’ via Contaminated Surfaces [Video]

CDC Now Says COVID-19 ‘Does Not Spread Easily’ via Contaminated Surfaces

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) no longer considers “surfaces or objects” to be a major threat as far as the spread of coronavirus.

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All 50 U.S. states reopening in varying degrees [Video]

All 50 U.S. states reopening in varying degrees

As of Wednesday, all 50 states were allowing some level re-openings for certain businesses, with some moving before meeting federal guidelines. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Knives Out: Why CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield Is Watching His Back [Video]

Knives Out: Why CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield Is Watching His Back

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield may be thinking about dusting off his resume. According to Gizmodo, sources say Redfield feels he's on thin ice at the White..

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Woman wears hippo suit to safely hug mother in nursing home [Video]

Woman wears hippo suit to safely hug mother in nursing home

Fox Trails Assisted Living in Stephens City, Virginia, came up with the of the idea of using a hippo costume so families can safely hug. Video source: Nick Bolerjack

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CDC To Conduct COVID-19 Antibody Study [Video]

CDC To Conduct COVID-19 Antibody Study

The U.S.CDC is planning a nationwide study of up to 325,000 people to track how the new coronavirus is spreading. According to a CDC spokeswoman, the study is expected to launch in June or July,...

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CDC Issues Checklist for Reopening Schools and Businesses [Video]

CDC Issues Checklist for Reopening Schools and Businesses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released six flowcharts to help establishments navigate reopening.

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Dr. Deborah Birx Doesn't Trust CDC Numbers On COVID-19 [Video]

Dr. Deborah Birx Doesn't Trust CDC Numbers On COVID-19

CNN reported that Dr. Deborah Birx remains on President Donald Trump’s good side. The coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force has grown critical of the CDC. According to Business..

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Cool It: TSA To Screen Air Passengers For Fevers [Video]

Cool It: TSA To Screen Air Passengers For Fevers

The Transportation Security Administration is set to begin administering temperature checks to air travelers. This, despite concerns from lawmakers and the agency that it does not have the authority to..

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If You Have To Go Out, Here's How To Keep Your Cloth Face Masks Clean And Safe [Video]

If You Have To Go Out, Here's How To Keep Your Cloth Face Masks Clean And Safe

After considerable institutional hemming and hawing, the CDC now recommends people wear face masks in public. A mask should be worn whenever you cannot be more than six feet apart from people. Dr...

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The Top Health Leaders Of The US Are Now In Coronavirus Quarantine [Video]

The Top Health Leaders Of The US Are Now In Coronavirus Quarantine

An assortment of the US's top health leaders are in coronavirus quarantine, including its leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. According to Gizmodo, it's a sign COVID-19 is spreading..

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Rare syndrome tied to COVID-19 kills 3 children - Cuomo [Video]

Rare syndrome tied to COVID-19 kills 3 children - Cuomo

Three children in New York have died from a rare inflammatory syndrome believed to be linked to the novel coronavirus, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, adding that the state is working with the..

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Leave Us Out Of It: CDC Begs Off WH Scheme To Have Airport Temperature Checks [Video]

Leave Us Out Of It: CDC Begs Off WH Scheme To Have Airport Temperature Checks

The White House reportedly plans to go ahead with a plan to institute temperature screenings at 20 US airports. According to Business Insider, it'a part of an effort to instill confidence that air..

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No clowning around with masks on Mexico City metro [Video]

No clowning around with masks on Mexico City metro

A campaign in Mexico City to get residents to wear face masks is now reinforced with a new secret weapon: clowns. They're telling metro riders, 'Wear a face mask -- don't be a clown!' as they spray..

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