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Are Face Masks Really More Effective Than a Vaccine?

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield raised eyebrows Wednesday when he suggested that face masks may be more effective than a vaccine. One infectious disease expert tells KCBS Radio the claim could be dangerous.
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CDC to States: Prepare to Distribute Potential COVID Vaccine Nov. 1

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told governors and health officials to be ready to distribute a possible coronavirus vaccine this November, according to new reports.
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CDC Orders Halt of Evictions Across Country Amid Ongoing Pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is ordering a halt of evictions across country amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read the latest developments on RADIO.COM.
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94% of Coronavirus Deaths Occurred in Those With Underlying Conditions: CDC

The majority of COVID-19-related deaths in the U.S. have occurred in individuals who had underlying conditions, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control.
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VIDEO: Toilet Paper Used to Check Airflow in Classrooms; Officials Say It's CDC-Recommended

Workers with the NYC Department of Education are using toilet paper on sticks to measure airflow in school classrooms before students return, and officials say the simple technique is recommended by the CDC amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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New CDC Guidance Advises Frontline Workers Not to Argue With Anti-Mask Customers

New guidance has been issued to help limit workplace violence stemming from COVID-19 policies. The CDC urged workers in retail and restaurant sectors not to engage with customers who refuse to wear face masks. Read more now.
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CDC Changes COVID-19 Testing Guidelines, Official Says Agency Was Pressured 'From the Top Down'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced changes in federal guidelines in coronavirus testing – a move an official says came ‘from the top down.’
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US Could Control COVID-19 in 12 Weeks If 90% Wear Masks, Social Distance: CDC Head

The head of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday said the U.S. could get the COVID-19 pandemic “under control” in approximately 12 weeks if at least 90 percent of Americans start taking mask-wearing, social distancing and handwashing seriously.
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CDC: Kids in the U.S. Are Eating More Fast Food

Officials have warned Americans about eating unhealthy and how childhood obesity can affect our nation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that kids in the United States are eating more fast food.
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When Should People Who Recover From COVID-19 Get Retested?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised their guidance for people who have recently recovered from coronavirus. The update pertains to being retested. Read more!
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