Posts Tagged CDC

US advises citizens vs traveling to PH due to COVID-19 situation

Maris Federez   •   April 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines –The United States (US) government has issued an advisory for its citizens to avoid travel to the Philippines due to a “high-level” of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “The...

CDC reverses earlier COVID-19 guidance that said asymptomatic people may not need testing

Maris Federez   •   September 19, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday (US Eastern Time) reversed its controversial coronavirus testing guidance that said people who were exposed to an infected person but...

Know: How to prevent novel coronavirus infection —CDC

Maris Federez   •   January 31, 2020

There is currently no vaccine to prevent 2019-nCoV infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus. As a reminder, the Center for Disease...

Pediatric deaths increase to 53 as US suffers from influenza outbreak — CDC

admin   •   February 7, 2018

The United States is facing worst flu outbreak in a decade. Federal health officials said that at least 16 more children died of the flu over the past week and...

One third of U.S. adults don’t know e-cigarette vapor may harm kids

UNTV News   •   June 16, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Even though the U.S. Surgeon General has concluded e-cigarette vapor may expose children to nicotine and other harmful chemicals, a new study finds that one in three...

Premature babies often catch up to peers in school: study

UNTV News   •   June 13, 2017

A study following more than 1.3 million premature babies born in Florida found that two-thirds of those born at only 23 or 24 weeks were ready for kindergarten on time,...

Two hospitalized, nearly 200 sickened in Seattle norovirus outbreak

admin   •   December 8, 2015

Nearly 200 people who attended a catered party at a downtown Seattle office building have become ill with norovirus, a public health official said on Monday. Public health officials closed...

Exclusive: U.S. health officials push for stricter ‘superbug’ defense

admin   •   February 23, 2015

(Reuters) – The U.S. government is close to finalizing instructions to prevent medical devices responsible for transmitting “superbugs” from spreading the potentially fatal pathogens between patients, the scientist leading the...

Binge drinking most likely to kill middle-aged Americans, CDC says

admin   •   January 7, 2015

(Reuters) – It’s not college students or teenagers but rather middle-aged Americans who are most likely to die from drinking too much alcohol too quickly, according to a study released...

Four people close to U.S. Ebola patient quarantined in Dallas

admin   •   October 3, 2014

(Reuters) – Four people close to the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States were quarantined in a Dallas apartment, where sheets and other items used by the...


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