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CDC study reveals the people less likely to wash their hands

More Americans are washing their hands than they did in 2019 according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but there is one demographic that isn’t part of this pandemic-inspired trend. Read more!
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Small household gatherings are helping drive the spike in COVID cases, CDC chief says

Large gatherings have been banned or discouraged since the start of the pandemic in March. But as cases of the coronavirus continue to spike around the country, the CDC is now warning how small indoor gatherings are helping to spread COVID-19.
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CDC adds being overweight to list of increased COVID risk

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated their list of conditions that may put people at increased risk of severe illness if they contract coronavirus.
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13-year-old infects 11 family members with COVID-19 after testing negative

A 13-year-old is responsible for infecting at least 11 people in her family across four state lines with coronavirus, according to the CDC. The young girl was asymptomatic and tested negative. Read the full story.
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CDC revises coronavirus guidance, says it can spread through airborne transmission

In another about-face, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has revised copy on its website to acknowledge that COVID-19 is in-fact airborne, and can spread and stay in the air for minutes and even hours.
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CDC recommends virtual Thanksgiving to help slow the spread of COVID-19

While families begin to prepare for Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released guidance on how to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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11,000 travelers may have been exposed to COVID-19 on airplanes: CDC

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that thousands of people may have been exposed to COVID-19 on airplanes.
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CDC guidelines urge families to avoid trick-or-treating this Halloween

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released its guidance for celebrating Halloween amid the pandemic. The guidelines are urging families to avoid trick-or-treating.
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New candy site helping to make Halloween as safe as possible

Hershey's new site is helping to Keep Halloween as safe as possible. #HalloweenWeveNeverSeen #MakeItSafe #KeepItFun
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Are Face Masks Really More Effective Than a Vaccine?

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield raised eyebrows Wednesday when he suggested that face masks may be more effective than a vaccine. One infectious disease expert tells KCBS Radio the claim could be dangerous.
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