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Coronavirus quarantine period can be reduced to 10 or 7 days: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced it was shortening the recommended quarantine period for people who have been exposed to coronavirus.
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CDC panel says healthcare workers, nursing homes should get vaccine first

A CDC committee issued recommendations today advising that healthcare workers and nursing home staff and residents should be at the front of the line when the first coronavirus vaccine shots become available.
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CDC expected to recommend COVID-19 vaccine priorities, though no clear answers yet

A CDC committee will meet Tuesday to vote on who should get a coronavirus vaccine first, after it is approved by the FDA. The federal government has said 40 million vaccine doses could be available by the end of December.
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Employees working in an office rather than remotely may increase their risk of getting COVID: CDC Study

Since the onset of COVID-19 in March, workplaces have implemented measures to reduce the spread of the virus. In a study, the CDC found people who commuted to work were more likely to get COVID compared to those who worked from home. Read more now.
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CDC investigating multi-state E. coli outbreak that left 10 hospitalized

Health officials have launched an investigation into a multi-state outbreak of E.Coli. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 23 people have fallen ill. Read more now.
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10 hospitalized, 1 dead in multi-state Listeria outbreak linked to deli meat: CDC

The CDC is warning of a Listeria outbreak believed to be linked to deli meat that has sickened 10 people across multiple states. The agency issued a warning about the outbreak on Friday. Get more info now!
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What the CDC’s updated definition of a COVID-19 ‘close contact’ means

Earlier this week, the CDC released a new definition of what it means to be in “close contact” with someone who has been infected with the novel virus.
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CDC study reveals the people less likely to wash their hands

More Americans are washing their hands than they did in 2019 according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but there is one demographic that isn’t part of this pandemic-inspired trend. Read more!
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Small household gatherings are helping drive the spike in COVID cases, CDC chief says

Large gatherings have been banned or discouraged since the start of the pandemic in March. But as cases of the coronavirus continue to spike around the country, the CDC is now warning how small indoor gatherings are helping to spread COVID-19.
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CDC adds being overweight to list of increased COVID risk

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated their list of conditions that may put people at increased risk of severe illness if they contract coronavirus.
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