Posts Tagged Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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...

U.S. health officials announce second case of person-to-person coronavirus transmission

UNTV News   •   February 4, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention on Monday (February 3) announced another five confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus from China, including a second case of transmission...

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,...

Working long hours tied to increased diabetes risk among poor

admin   •   October 8, 2014

(Reuters Health) – People in low-paying jobs may be at higher risk of developing diabetes if they work long hours, suggests a new analysis of past research. Low-income workers were...

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...

Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.

admin   •   October 1, 2014

(Reuters) – A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials...

U.S. hospitals unprepared to handle Ebola waste

admin   •   September 24, 2014

(Reuters) – U.S. hospitals may be unprepared to safely dispose of the infectious waste generated by any Ebola virus disease patient to arrive unannounced in the country, potentially putting the...

Breastfeeding tied to fewer ear, sinus infections in children

admin   •   September 12, 2014

(Reuters Health) – Breastfeeding is known to help ward off infections among infants, but a new U.S. study suggests that protection may be much longer lasting. Among thousands of 6-year-olds...


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