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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

US probing two new blood clot cases after J&J's COVID-19 vaccine
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US probing two new blood clot cases after J&J's COVID-19 vaccine

  • One case was in a male and the other was in a female, both of whom were below 60 years, according to the agency, taking the total number of confirmed such cases to 17 out of 8 million shots given.
  • The new cases come after US health regulators on Friday recommended resumption of use of J&J's shot, ending a 10-day pause to investigate its link to extremely rare but potentially deadly blood clots.
Published 27 Apr, 2021 08:27pm
US CDC extends eviction ban through June 30
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US CDC extends eviction ban through June 30

  • The CDC's moratorium on most residential evictions - which the agency justified citing the public health crisis - had been set to expire on Wednesday.
  • "Keeping people in their homes and out of crowded or congregate settings - like homeless shelters - by preventing evictions is a key step in helping to stop the spread of COVID-19," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said in a statement.
Published 29 Mar, 2021 09:18pm
US nears 500,000 Covid deaths
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US nears 500,000 Covid deaths

  • Though concern has grown over variants of the virus, especially those that appear to spread more easily and render current shots less potent, Fauci sounded a hopeful note on whether another surge was coming.
Published 22 Feb, 2021 10:54am
How US CDC missed chances to spot COVID's silent spread
World

How US CDC missed chances to spot COVID's silent spread

  • "CDC does not approve this study," an official at the quarantine site wrote to Lawler in a Feb. 8 email obtained by Reuters. "Please discontinue all contact with the travelers for research purposes."
  • At a crucial moment in the pandemic when Americans were quarantined after possible exposure to the virus abroad.
Published 22 Jan, 2021 06:58pm
US CDC says priority COVID-19 vaccination groups may overlap
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US CDC says priority COVID-19 vaccination groups may overlap

  • The CDC has said healthcare workers and nursing home residents should have priority for vaccines, to be followed by people over 75 and essential workers.
  • Although the federal government has distributed more than 21 million doses, only about 6 million have been administered.
Published 08 Jan, 2021 09:02pm
US CDC reports 312,636 deaths from coronavirus
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US CDC reports 312,636 deaths from coronavirus

  • The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus.
  • The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
Published 20 Dec, 2020 12:35am
US CDC reports 302,992 deaths from coronavirus
World

US CDC reports 302,992 deaths from coronavirus

  • The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus.
  • The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
Published 17 Dec, 2020 01:08am
US CDC reports 199,462 coronavirus deaths
World

US CDC reports 199,462 coronavirus deaths

  • he CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19.
  • The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
Published 22 Sep, 2020 10:39pm
US CDC reports 2,178,710 coronavirus cases
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US CDC reports 2,178,710 coronavirus cases

  • The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus.
  • The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
Published 19 Jun, 2020 11:17pm
US CDC reports 2,016,027 coronavirus cases
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US CDC reports 2,016,027 coronavirus cases

  • The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus.
  • The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
Published 13 Jun, 2020 12:40am
US CDC reports 1,842,101 coronavirus cases
World

US CDC reports 1,842,101 coronavirus cases

  • An increase of 14,676 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 827 to 107,029.
  • The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19.
Published 04 Jun, 2020 11:17pm