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By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed updated COIVD-19 boosters, opening the way for a fall vaccination campaign that could blunt a winter surge if enough Americans roll up their sleeves.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
The head of the nation's top public health agency is shaking up the organization with the goal of making it more nimble.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Exhausted public health workers and experts are "seeing a lot of Groundhog Day."…
By Laura Santhanam
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the decision hours after an advisory panel voted unanimously that vaccines should be made available to children as young as 6 months.
By Sam Whitehead, Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
A recent court decision that overturns one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s few pandemic rules — masks required on public transportation — spotlights how little power remains in the agency's hands.
By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
A new U.S. government center aims to become the National Weather Service for infectious diseases.
Four out of 10 births in the U.S. are paid for by Medicaid. Starting this month, pregnant and postpartum people are eligible to receive coverage 12 months after delivery to expand access and improve health outcomes for new parents and…
It's too early to say for sure, but based on available information, it seems likely 2021 will surpass last year's record number of deaths by at least 15,000, according to the CDC.
By Associated Press
One study in two Arizona counties found coronavirus outbreaks were almost four times more common at public schools without mask mandates on the first day than at those that re-opened with a masking requirement.
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