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Former HHS official applauds ‘data-driven’ easing of CDC mask guidance

Former Health and Human Services official Dr. Mario Ramirez cheered President Joe Biden‘s support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s masking updates on Tuesday. “I think the president made the right point today, which is that guidance today is not about politics, it’s a data-driven recommendation that is based on how we see… Read More »

CDC revises coronavirus guidance to acknowledge that it spreads through airborne transmission

3D illustration of coronavirus on a colored background. Leonello Calvetti | Stocktrek Images | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its coronavirus guidance Monday, acknowledging that it can sometimes spread through airborne particles that can “linger in the air for minutes to hours” and among people who are more than six feet apart.… Read More »

CDC says quarantine guidance does not imply immunity to coronavirus for 3 months

A pedestrian wearing a protective face mask walks past the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg via Getty Images The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clarified on Friday that its updated quarantine guidance does not imply people who are… Read More »