Medical Health Cluster


CDC Calls for One Third of Americans to
Mask Up Again

Maybe it was inevitable. In light of both COVID-19 cases and hospitalization numbers rising again, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, recommends that about a third of Americans mask up again when indoors, when using public transportation, or if you are at high risk for severe COVID-19 illness. The CDC advice […]

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CDC: Most Americans Have COVID-19 Antibodies

About 95% of Americans ages 16 and older have coronavirus antibodies, according to CDC data from testing blood donor samples. The percentage includes antibodies formed from both vaccinations and COVID-19 infections, with nearly 70% of people ages 16 and up having received at least one vaccine dose, the data shows. The seroprevalence […]

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More than 70% of Americans can take off their masks indoors under new CDC guidelines on COVID-19 risk

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced guideline changes allowing most Americans to unmask indoors, which health experts said may be the first step in shifting the USA to an “endemic phase” of the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency said in a news briefing Friday afternoon it will use different metrics […]

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Most Americans Will Get COVID Eventually, Says Fauci

Sooner or later, most Americans will wind up getting COVID-19, although it will likely be pretty mild for those who are vaccinated and boosted, a Biden administration official said Wednesday. During a press briefing held by the White House COVID-19 Response Team, MedPage Today asked members of the team to elaborate on […]

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