Stories tagged: "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention"


In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, housing activists erect a sign in Swampscott, Mass. A federal freeze on most evictions is set to expire soon. The moratorium, put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
EXPLAINER: Will PA Evictions Spike Despite Rental Help?

What will happen for renters in Pennsylvania?

An unidentified man smokes a cigarette during the coronavirus pandemic. (Shutterstock Photo/Sergii Sobolevskyi)
Pennsylvanians Who Light Up Can Now Line Up for the COVID Vaccine

Smokers are in Phase 1A of the state’s vaccine rollout plan, putting smokers ahead of non-healthcare front-line workers.

Halloween candy and decorations are displayed at a store, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Freeport, Maine. In this year of the pandemic, with trick-or-treating still an uncertainty, US Halloween candy sales were up 13% over last year in the month ending Sept. 6, according to data from market research firm IRI and the National Confectioners Association. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Follow These CDC Suggestions for a Safe and Happy Halloween

The CDC has offered several ways to enjoy Halloween while limiting your risk of coronavirus infection this year.

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Trump Administration Pulled Money from CDC for an Ad Campaign and Now COVID Cases Are Surging Again

A COVID-19 ad campaign that aims to "defeat despair" around the virus took $300 million away from the CDC.

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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.