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United States Coronavirus (COVID-19) Death Toll Surpasses 100,000
on May 28, 2020 at 9:30 pm
Today the number of people in the United States who have died from COVID-19 surpassed 100,000. Families, friends, coworkers, loved ones and community members are grieving for each person who has been lost to this disease.
CDC updates COVID-19 transmission webpage to clarify information about types of spread
on May 23, 2020 at 12:50 am
CDC actively reviews our website to make sure the content is accessible and clear for all types of audiences. As a result of one such review, edits were made to the organization of the COVID-19 transmission page, including adding a headline in an attempt to clarify other types of spread beyond person to person. This change was intended to make it easier to read, and was not a result of any new science.
CDC Releases Recommendations for Communities of Faith
on May 22, 2020 at 9:45 pm
Across America, states and localities are experiencing different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many state and local officials have determined to begin moving gradually and strategically toward reopening their regions. Today, CDC published guidance to help prevent exposures to COVID-19 in facilities used by communities of faith and to keep their staff and attendees as healthy as possible as they exercise their faith.
CDC Health Scientist wins 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award
on May 22, 2020 at 8:45 pm
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Control (CDC) health scientist Duncan R. MacCannell, PhD, has been named a winner of the 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award.
CDC Investigation Notice - Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks
on May 20, 2020 at 10:20 pm
A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry has been posted https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-20/index.html.