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Guidance will not change on face masks, COVID-19 cases predicted to peak in US: CDC Director Walensky

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Wednesday that the agency’s guidance on face masks would not change. “ CDC continues to recommend that any mask is better than no...

Airline industry pushing CDC to cut breakthrough Covid quarantine time

Flight attendants hand out refreshments to a packed Delta Airlines flight traveling from Ronald Regan National Airport to MinneapolisSaint Paul International Airport on Friday, May 21, 2021. Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times |...

Delta asks CDC to cut quarantine guidelines for breakthrough Covid, citing workforce impact

Delta Air Lines airplanes at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian on...

Biden directs FDA, CDC to clear new vaccines if needed

President Joe Biden said Monday he is directing federal agencies to be prepared to move as quickly as possible to approve additional vaccines or boosters tailored to shield against the new omicron coronavirus variant....

No cases of new omicron variant in the U.S. so far, CDC says

Pediatric doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine sit on a table at National Jewish Health on Nov. 3, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo | Getty Images News There are no U.S. cases of...

CDC panel to vote on Pfizer, Moderna Covid boosters for all adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s independent vaccine committee...

CDC panel approves COVID-19 vaccine boosters for all US adults

An influential U.S. advisory panel said Friday it would recommend expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults age 18 and over.  The decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP)...

CDC panel unanimously endorses Pfizer and Moderna Covid boosters for all U.S. adults

A patient receives a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot at a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, on Sept. 29, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters The CDC’s independent panel of vaccine scientists unanimously endorsed Pfizer...

Monkeypox case confirmed in Maryland: CDC

A case of monkeypox has been confirmed in a Maryland resident who recently returned to the U.S. from Nigeria. Scientists at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said they were collaborating...

CDC warns progress against measles threatened amid COVID-19 pandemic

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned last week that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic had threatened global progress against the measles virus.  While reported cases of measles have fallen...