Stories tagged: "CDC"

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States Are Using Bad Data to Justify Reopening. That’s Wildly Dangerous.

Faulty statistics could leave Americans who make decisions about day-to-day matters with the impression that the virus is under more control than it actually is.

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White House Focused on Politics, Not Saving Lives, Say CDC Officials

"We've been muzzled," one CDC official said.

A woman pays for photo prints from George's Camera during curbside service Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in San Diego. With encouraging results in their fight against the coronavirus, San Diego County supervisors voted Tuesday to ask the state to allow California's second-largest county to be a test case for whether more rapid reopening can safely occur.(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Blink and You’ll Miss It: CDC Finally—and Quietly—Releases Guide on Reopening

The guidance discusses different steps organizations can take as they reopen from closures aimed at stopping the virus's spread. For example, the CDC suggests restaurants might transition from take-out only to reopening dining rooms with customers spaced six feet apart.

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This Respected Medical Journal Is Calling for Americans to Reject Trump

The editor of The Lancet fact-checked the president just days after publishing an editorial calling for Americans to vote him out.

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This CDC Guide on How to Reopen the Country Safely Was Supposed to ‘Never See the Light of Day’

The 17-page report was researched and written to help state and local officials, business owners, educators, and faith leaders.

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Only 23% of Americans Trust Trump to Provide Accurate Information About Coronavirus

60% of respondents said Trump was not listening to health experts enough, while 35% said he was listening to them just the right amount.

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4 People Who’ve Been Punished After Criticizing Trump’s Coronavirus Response

Trump has attacked, sidelined, or even fired members of his own administration for making comments based on scientific facts and hard evidence.