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The CDC Guidelines For Thanksgiving 2020

Although it is something we don't want to hear, the CDC is recommending we celebrate Thanksgiving with just the people in your immediate household.
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CDC investigating multi-state E. coli outbreak that left 10 hospitalized

Health officials have launched an investigation into a multi-state outbreak of E.Coli. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 23 people have fallen ill. Read more now.
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10 hospitalized, 1 dead in multi-state Listeria outbreak linked to deli meat: CDC

The CDC is warning of a Listeria outbreak believed to be linked to deli meat that has sickened 10 people across multiple states. The agency issued a warning about the outbreak on Friday. Get more info now!
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What the CDC’s updated definition of a COVID-19 ‘close contact’ means

Earlier this week, the CDC released a new definition of what it means to be in “close contact” with someone who has been infected with the novel virus.
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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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Why You May See Mor Purple Pumpkins This year

While purple pumpkins have long been an epilepsy awareness project , this year they are being used to alert trick-or-treaters it is safe to approach.
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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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