Stories tagged: "CDC"


President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2.
White House Cherry Picks When to Contact Trace, Putting Vets’ Families in Danger

The Trump administration discreetly warned a veterans group of potential COVID-19 exposure from a White House event five days before the president announced his positive diagnosis to the public. This is the first-known notice given to visitors of the White House where more than 34 staffers have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Experts Say COVID-19 Can Be Transmitted Through the Air—Despite CDC’s Latest Reversal

“Thanks to the CDC for making an already confusing issue even more confusing,” one virologist tweeted.

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CDC Suddenly Changes Guidance to Discourage Coronavirus Testing, Alarming Scientists

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly revised its coronavirus testing guidance to excluse asymptomatic people.

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Only 23% of Americans Trust Trump to Provide Accurate Information About Coronavirus

60% of respondents said Trump was not listening to health experts enough, while 35% said he was listening to them just the right amount.