Stories tagged: "CDC"

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Pregnancy Is Now a Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19. Here’s How One Black Woman Is Handling It All.

Recent data found that pregnant Black and Hispanic women with COVID-19 are more likely to be hospitalized or admitted into the intensive care unit.

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Former CDC Directors: Trump’s COVID Response Is Like ‘Fighting Blindfolded’

Four former CDC directors co-authored an op-ed lambasting President Trump for putting politics over science in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump Is Openly Attacking Fauci and the CDC Because They Are Worried About Worsening Outbreaks

According to one administration official, the president is “reopen and move on” from the pandemic.

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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.