CDC: Vaccinated US residents should wear masks indoors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new recommendations that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging. Scientists cited new information about the ability of the delta variant to spread among vaccinated people. The CDC also recommended indoor masks for all teachers, staff, students … Continue reading CDC: Vaccinated US residents should wear masks indoors

U.S. CDC eases travel restriction to some countries

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has eased travel recommendations for more than 110 countries and territories, including Olympics host Japan, from its highest "Level 4" rating that had discouraged all travel to recommending travel for fully vaccinated individuals. The move has raised hopes that widespread vaccinations will bring a return to … Continue reading U.S. CDC eases travel restriction to some countries

CDC: Use of face masks now compulsory on planes

The CDC has issued an order requiring travelers to wear a mask on public transportation in the U.S., echoing an executive order by President Joe Biden shortly after he took office. The CDC order takes effect Monday. It states passengers on airplanes, trains, buses, subways, ships, ferries, taxis, and ride-shares must wear a mask that … Continue reading CDC: Use of face masks now compulsory on planes

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US govt and CDC working hard to stop spread of coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and the White House are working with state and local authorities to try to mitigate the spread of coronavirus across the United States, while not second-guessing decisions to close colleges and schools out of caution about the disease, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Wednesday. "We are going … Continue reading US govt and CDC working hard to stop spread of coronavirus

Mixed Reviews from Trump’s Declaration on Opioid Crisis

While declaring the opioid epidemic a national disaster earlier this week, President Donald Trump said the effects are visible in every part of the world, adding that people in the society - young or old, rich or poor, urban or rural - have been touched by drug addiction. A report from the U.S. Centers for … Continue reading Mixed Reviews from Trump’s Declaration on Opioid Crisis

3 STDs hit another record high in the US

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States of America released a report on sexually related diseases October 18. The statistics show three sex-spread infections have hit another record high. Chlamydia (kluh-MID'-ee-uh) was the most common in the country. The report says more than 1.5 million cases of Chlamydia were reported last year, … Continue reading 3 STDs hit another record high in the US