Stories tagged: "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention"


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Trump Administration Pulled Money from CDC for an Ad Campaign and Now COVID Cases Are Surging Again

A COVID-19 ad campaign that aims to "defeat despair" around the virus took $300 million away from the CDC.

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Experts Say COVID-19 Can Be Transmitted Through the Air—Despite CDC’s Latest Reversal

“Thanks to the CDC for making an already confusing issue even more confusing,” one virologist tweeted.

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Kids Brought Coronavirus Home From Day Care, CDC Study Finds

An 8-month-old at one facility transmitted COVID-19 to both parents, and another infected parent required hospitalization, researchers said.

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CDC Suddenly Changes Guidance to Discourage Coronavirus Testing, Alarming Scientists

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly revised its coronavirus testing guidance to excluse asymptomatic people.

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The Trump Administration Cut the CDC Out of Coronavirus Data Tracking

Changing the data collection process at a time when cases are spiking could interfere with the analysis and slow governmental response, public health experts warn.

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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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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.