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Exit Interview: C.D.C. Head Redfield Reflects on His Time on the Job

Exit Interview: C.D.C. Head Redfield Reflects on His Time on the Job

Exit Interview: C.D.C. Head Redfield Reflects on His Time on the Job Exit Interview: C.D.C. Head Redfield Reflects on His Time on the Job What was your greatest disappointment? My greatest disappointment was the lack of consistency of public health messaging and the inconsistency of civic leaders to reinforce the public health message. You can read between the lines what …

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C.D.C. Warns New Virus Variant Could Fuel Huge Spikes in Covid Cases

C.D.C. Warns New Virus Variant Could Fuel Huge Spikes in Covid Cases

C.D.C. Warns New Virus Variant Could Fuel Huge Spikes in Covid Cases C.D.C. Warns New Virus Variant Could Fuel Huge Spikes in Covid Cases Federal health officials sounded the alarm Friday about a fast spreading, far more contagious variant of the coronavirus that is projected to become the dominant source of infection in the country by March, potentially fueling another …

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CDC Panel Says Frontline Workers and People Over 74 Should Get Vaccine Next

CDC Panel Says Frontline Workers and People Over 74 Should Get Vaccine Next

CDC Panel Says Frontline Workers and People Over 74 Should Get Vaccine Next CDC Panel Says Frontline Workers and People Over 74 Should Get Vaccine Next A working group of the committee suggested that in addition to teachers, firefighters and police, “frontline essential workers” should include school support staff, day care employees, corrections personnel, public transit, grocery store and postal …

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C.D.C. Panel Endorses Moderna Vaccine for Americans

C.D.C. Panel Endorses Moderna Vaccine for Americans

C.D.C. Panel Endorses Moderna Vaccine for Americans C.D.C. Panel Endorses Moderna Vaccine for Americans As the coronavirus continued to surge across the United States, an independent panel of experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Saturday to endorse a second coronavirus vaccine for use in the United States. The committee’s recommendation follows an emergency authorization granted …

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The C.D.C. advisory panel has endorsed the Moderna vaccine.

The C.D.C. advisory panel has endorsed the Moderna vaccine.

The C.D.C. advisory panel has endorsed the Moderna vaccine. The C.D.C. advisory panel has endorsed the Moderna vaccine. An independent panel of experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Saturday to endorse a second coronavirus vaccine for use in adults 18 and older. The committee’s recommendation, by a vote of 11 in favor and none against …

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‘Like a Hand Grasping’: Trump Appointees Describe the Crushing of the C.D.C.

‘Like a Hand Grasping’: Trump Appointees Describe the Crushing of the C.D.C.

‘Like a Hand Grasping’: Trump Appointees Describe the Crushing of the C.D.C. ‘Like a Hand Grasping’: Trump Appointees Describe the Crushing of the C.D.C. “What’s not legitimate is to overrule science,” he said. Often, Mr. McGowan and Ms. Campbell mediated between Dr. Redfield and agency scientists when the White House’s requests and dictates would arrive: edits from Mr. Vought and …

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C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16

C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16

C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16 C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16 An independent committee of experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday afternoon voted to recommend the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for people 16 and older. That endorsement, which now awaits only final approval by Dr. …

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C.D.C. Call for Data on Vaccine Recipients Raises Alarm Over Privacy

C.D.C. Call for Data on Vaccine Recipients Raises Alarm Over Privacy

C.D.C. Call for Data on Vaccine Recipients Raises Alarm Over Privacy C.D.C. Call for Data on Vaccine Recipients Raises Alarm Over Privacy In the United States, collecting immunization data has been a purely state-by-state effort. A push two decades ago to develop a federal registry imploded after an uproar over patient privacy and how the data would be used. “The …

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As Virus Spreads, C.D.C. Draws Up an Urgent Battle Plan

As Virus Spreads, C.D.C. Draws Up an Urgent Battle Plan

As Virus Spreads, C.D.C. Draws Up an Urgent Battle Plan As Virus Spreads, C.D.C. Draws Up an Urgent Battle Plan With coronavirus infections soaring across the nation, federal health officials on Friday urged Americans in the most forceful language yet to take steps to protect themselves — starting with consistent, proper use of masks — and pressed local governments to …

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C.D.C. Officials Shorten Recommended Quarantine Periods

C.D.C. Officials Shorten Recommended Quarantine Periods

C.D.C. Officials Shorten Recommended Quarantine Periods C.D.C. Officials Shorten Recommended Quarantine Periods Federal health officials on Wednesday effectively shortened quarantine periods for those who may have been exposed to the coronavirus, hoping to improve compliance among Americans and reduce the economic and psychological toll of long periods of seclusion. Citing the spiraling number of infections nationwide, officials at the Centers …

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