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CDC recommends Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine

The US government announced last week it will get 3.2 million doses of the Novavax vaccine once it has been authorized by the regulators.

CDC recommends Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine

CDC recommends COVID shots for young children

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention follows FDA, recommends COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as six months.

CDC recommends COVID shots for young children

CDC admits Moderna vaccine poses higher risk of heart inflammation

Announcement comes almost a year after several European countries limited use of vaccine.

CDC: Moderna vaccine poses higher risk of heart inflammation

CDC urges travelers to 'practice enhanced precautions' due to monkeypox

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues "Alert -- Level 2" advisory for travelers because of the spread of monkeypox.

CDC: 'Practice enhanced precautions' due to monkeypox

Report: US to authorize Pfizer booster for 5-to-11-year-olds

CDC vaccine experts reportedly to meet Thursday to discuss Pfizer's request for booster for children.

US to authorize Pfizer booster for 5-to-11-year-olds

Twitter ban: Dr. Vladimir Zelenko suspended for questioning COVID vaccination for children

"According to the CDC, 99.998% of children recover without treatment, so what is the rationale for vaccination?" was the offending question.

Dr. Zelenko suspended for questioning COVID shots for kids

Federal judge lifts CDC air travel, transportation mask mandate

Judge strikes down mandate after ruling that it was not lawfully implemented by the CDC.

Federal judge lifts CDC air travel, transportation mask mandate

CDC: More than 90% of US population in in areas where masks aren't needed

Some 93% of the US population live in locations where people no longer need to wear masks indoors, says CDC.

Most of US population in areas where masks aren't needed

NYT report: CDC witholding COVID-19 data

CDC spokeswoman cited fear that information might be misinterpreted, NYT reported.

NYT report: CDC witholding COVID-19 data player

Abbott Nutrition recalls baby formula products

Abbott Nutrition has recalled two baby formula products after virulent pathogens were discovered.

Abbott Nutrition recalls baby formula products

US to roll out vaccines for children under 5 later this month

US government planning to roll out Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children under age of 5 as soon as February 21.

US to roll out vaccines for children under 5 later this month

Most of the world is 'high-risk' for COVID according to CDC

"Make sure you're fully vaccinated" if you visit, says CDC, even though these countries have the highest vaccination rates.

Most of the world is 'high-risk' for COVID according to CDC

New CDC study on mask efficacy under fire for methodology

'The paper is entirely, irredeemably flawed - it shouldn't have been published,' says health researcher as CDC mask study comes under fire.

New CDC study on mask efficacy under fire for methodology

Researcher: CDC's COVID-diabetes study is 'embarassing'

SF physician slams new CDC study showing association between COVID and diabetes in children. 'Wouldn't pass at a 7th grade science fair.'

Researcher: CDC's COVID-diabetes study is 'embarassing'

CDC: Children who had COVID-19 at increased risk for diabetes

Children who recovered from coronavirus found to be at significantly increased risk of developing Type 1, Type 2, diabetes, CDC finds.

CDC: COVID-19 may increase diabetes risk in children

CDC head: We haven't yet reached Omicron peak

Rochelle Walensky says she does not think the US has yet reached the peak of the Omicron surge.

CDC head: We haven't yet reached Omicron peak

CDC experts recommend boosters for teens

Panel of experts advising CDC votes to recommend Pfizer booster shots for 12- to 15-year-olds.

CDC experts recommend boosters for teens

Dr. Scott Atlas: They will never say COVID is over

Hoover fellow and former special advisor to Trump: 'They'll never say that. So the burden has shifted to individuals and thinking this out.'

Dr. Scott Atlas: They will never say COVID is over

CDC cuts isolation restrictions for COVID carriers

Isolation restrictions for COVID-19 carriers cut from 10 to five days.

CDC cuts isolation restrictions for COVID carriers

CDC: Omicron now accounts for 73% of US COVID-19 cases

CDC says Omicron is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the US.

CDC: Omicron accounts for 73% of US COVID-19 cases

CDC panel recommends mRNA vaccines over J&J

CDC panel votes to give preferential recommendation to vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna over Johnson & Johnson due to blood clots.

CDC panel recommends mRNA vaccines over J&J

CDC to declare one-day travel restrictionn

The CDC has announced that there will be new travel restrictions - for one day only.

CDC to declare one-day travel restriction

CDC: Adults should get a booster shot

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues new guidance recommending booster shots for all vaccinated people 18 and older.

CDC: Adults should get a booster shot

CDC: No cases of 'Omicron' variant in US

US health officials say no cases of new COVID variant have been reported in the country thus far.

CDC: No cases of 'Omicron' variant in US

Sugary drinks, lack of sleep linked to COVID hospitalizations

CDC study finds drinking sugary drinks and sleeping less than seven hours a night significantly increase the risk of COVID hospitalization.

Sugary drinks, lack of sleep linked to COVID hospitalizations

CDC lowers COVID-19 travel warning to Israel

CDC lowers COVID-19 travel warning to Israel from level 4, its highest warning level, to level 3.

CDC lowers COVID-19 travel warning to Israel

CDC recommends emergency use authorization for Pfizer vaccine for children

CDC Director approves recommendation for emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11.

CDC recommends Pfizer's vaccine for children

CDC approves Moderna, Johnson & Johnson booster shots

CDC also approves mixing and matching of any of the three vaccines approved for use in the US.

CDC approves Moderna, Johnson & Johnson booster shots

CDC: Pfizer vaccine 93% effective in preventing hospitalization in teens

Centers for Disease Control study finds Pfizer vaccine highly effective among children ages 12-18.

CDC: Pfizer vaccine prevents 93% of hospitalization in teens

CDC advisers to discuss Moderna, J&J booster doses

Independent advisers to CDC will meet later this month to make recommendations on booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson's vaccines.

CDC advisers to discuss Moderna, J&J booster doses

CDC cites Jewish camps as proof camps can be COVID safe

CDC report highlights Camp Ramah network's success with clamping down on COVID this summer in new report.

CDC cites Jewish camps as proof camps can be COVID safe

CDC Director overrules panel regarding booster shots

In rare move, CDC Director rules that people at risk of COVID-19 infection because of their jobs should also be eligible for a booster.

CDC Director overrules panel regarding booster shots

CDC advisers back booster shots for ages 65 and older

CDC advisory panel recommends booster shot for Americans aged 65 and older and some adults with underlying medical conditions.

CDC advisers back booster shots for ages 65 and older

US has administered third dose to over 1 million people

CDC: A third dose of either Pfizer or Moderna has been administered to over 1 million people since August 13.

US has administered third dose to over 1 million people

Report: Top FDA vaccine regulators quit over COVID booster shot approval

Senior FDA regulators quit, reportedly over pressure from White House, CDC to quickly approve COVID booster shots.

Top FDA vaccine regulators quit over COVID booster shot approval

CDC panel recommends Pfizer vaccine for ages 16 and older

The move comes one week after the FDA granted full approval to the vaccine.

CDC panel recommends Pfizer vaccine for ages 16 and older

CDC recommends third vaccine dose for immunocompromised

CDC advisory panel recommends additional shots of coronavirus vaccines for certain immunocompromised Americans.

CDC recommends third vaccine dose for immunocompromised

CDC panel to discuss COVID-19 booster shots

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel to meet Friday to discuss considerations for booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

CDC panel to discuss COVID-19 booster shots

US CDC warns against traveling to Israel over COVID rates

Centers for Disease Control places Israel on 'red list' of countries with highest coronavirus infection rates, urges Americans not to visit.

US CDC warns against traveling to Israel over COVID rates

Biden: Vaccinations and mask wearing will prevent lockdowns

Biden urges Americans to follow CDC directives calling on fully vaccinated people to wear masks in areas that have high infection rates.

Biden: Vaccinations and mask wearing will prevent lockdowns