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Coronavirus can spread through airborne transmission, US CDC says

The CDC said transmission occurred in poorly ventilated and enclosed spaces that often involved activities that caused heavier breathing, like singing or exercise.

By REUTERS
05/10/2020
Tel Aviv, Ben Gurion Airport
Public Health head: Airport closed for reasons of ‘equality’

A report published online by the CDC last month found “evidence of asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19 on an airplane.”

1 in 3 Americans won't vaccinate their children against the flu

What is even more worrying is that two-thirds of parents don’t thing that getting their kids vaccinated against the flu is more pressing this year.

Trump's promise to vaccinate all Americans by April unrealistic - experts

New research shows the fear that the vaccine approval process is being fast-tracked is causing Americans to worry the vaccine won't be safe, and as a result, they are less likely to get vaccinated.

20/09/2020
Is social distancing enough to prevent coronavirus spread on long flights?

"Long flights not only can lead to importation of COVID-19 cases but also can provide conditions for superspreader events," significant findings show as countries resume international travel.

20/09/2020
Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccines: 'he was confused'

Redfield, head of the federal government's disease control agency, made his comments in testimony before a US Senate panel.

By REUTERS
17/09/2020
CDC to states: prep for COVID-19 vaccine distribution by November

The New York Times had earlier reported that the CDC had contacted officials in all 50 states and five large cities with the documents.

By REUTERS
03/09/2020
An illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the 2019 N
US CDC says updated isolation guidance does not imply immunity to COVID-19

The agency said the latest data simply suggests that re-testing a person in the three months after initial infection is not necessary unless that person is showing symptoms of COVID-19.

By REUTERS
25/08/2020
People arrive for testing during the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at George Washington
US CDC reports 5,285,546 coronavirus cases

The CDC reported an increase of 56,729 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,229 to 167,546.

By REUTERS
15/08/2020
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