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Updated COVID-19 vaccine for everyone 6 months and older

Head of CDC signs off on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices regarding updated COVID-19 shots.

Updated COVID-19 vaccine for everyone 6 months and older

CDC: Don't break eggs on your child's head

The CDC has published a warning against a growing prank trend on TikTok.

CDC: Don't break eggs on your child's head

WHO, CDC monitoring new COVID variant detected in Israel

The new variant, BA.2.86, has been detected so far in Israel, Denmark and the United States.

WHO, CDC monitoring new COVID variant detected in Israel

US experts warn of surge in respiratory infections

Researchers caution that country could face wave of respiratory viruses post holiday season.

US experts warn of surge in respiratory infections

WHO and CDC: Measles imminent global threat

Global and American health agencies warn that measles could be a growing issue around the world.

WHO and CDC: Measles imminent global threat

Were face-mask mandates for kids politically motivated?

"A very solid majority favor school masking," reads email sent to Biden admin. officials

Were face-mask mandates for kids politically motivated?

Common children’s respiratory virus overwhelming US hospitals

Usually mild respiratory syncytial virus increasingly sending children across the United States to the hospital with severe symptoms.

Common children’s respiratory virus overwhelming US hospitals

US authorizes updated boosters for children as young as five

FDA and CDC both approve tweaked boosters, one made by Pfizer for 5- to 11-year-olds, and a Moderna version for those as young as 6.

US authorizes updated boosters for children as young as five

CDC warns: Frozen falafel balls caused E. coli outbreak

Five people hospitalized in suspected E. coli outbreak, as CDC suspects frozen falafel balls purchased at ALDI.

CDC warns: Frozen falafel balls caused E. coli outbreak

CDC approves COVID shots that target Omicron

CDC approves reformulated COVID-19 shots that target the latest Omicron subvariants.

CDC approves COVID shots that target Omicron

CDC drops recommendation for quarantines at schools

CDC no longer recommends quarantines or test-to-stay programs at schools or daycare centers for people exposed to COVID-19.

CDC drops recommendation for quarantines at schools

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: 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: '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

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

Dr. Zelenko suspended for questioning COVID shots for kids

"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

Most of US population 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

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: COVID-19 may increase diabetes risk in children

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 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 restriction

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 Pfizer's 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 prevents 93% of 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

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

CDC: Vaccinated people should mask up indoors

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues new guidelines on masking in response to spread of Delta variant.

CDC: Vaccinated people should mask up indoors

CDC raises travel health notice for Israel to Level 3

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls on Americans not to travel to Israel unless fully vaccinated.

CDC raises travel health notice for Israel to Level 3

CDC: More than 99% of COVID victims had preexisting conditions

Fear and anxiety can be deadly when it comes to COVID, new study finds, showing top risk factors for dying of the coronavirus.

CDC: More than 99% of COVID victims had preexisting conditions

'CDC overwhelmed with vaccine adverse effect reports'

Dr. Peter McCullough notes to Fox News massive increase in vaccine adverse effects reported in US following COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

'CDC overwhelmed with vaccine adverse effect reports'

CDC: 294,928,850 vaccine doses administered

The US has administered 294,928,850 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Sunday morning and distributed 366,316,945 doses.

CDC: 294,928,850 vaccine doses administered

Sen. John Kennedy asks CDC director what mask rules are

Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) asks CDC Director Rochelle Walensky to clarify mask-wearing rules in the US.

Sen. John Kennedy asks CDC director what mask rules are

CDC investigating potential heart problems following vaccine

CDC investigating small number of young adults and adolescents who may have experienced heart problems following COVID-19 vaccine.

CDC investigating potential heart problems following vaccine

CDC: Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a face mask

Biden welcomes CDC’s directive as "a great day for America in our long battle with the coronavirus".

CDC: Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a face mask

Study: Most unexpected infant deaths due to unsafe bedding

Vast majority of SUID cases due to unsafe sleep environment, while just 1% are truly inexplicable, new CDC study shows.

Study: Most unexpected infant deaths due to unsafe bedding