Articles about Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Norovirus outbreak reported in the UK. What is it?

19 Jul 2021

Norovirus outbreak reported in the UK. What is it?

The United Kingdom, which is already seeing a surge in coronavirus cases amid relaxation of curbs, has now reported an outbreak of the norovirus.

US coronavirus cases rising sharply as Delta variant spreads

08 Jul 2021

US coronavirus cases rising sharply as Delta variant spreads

Coronavirus cases in the United States have once again begun rising as the highly-contagious Delta variant has spread further and vaccinations have considerably slowed down in the past couple of months.

COVID-19: What precautions should be followed by those 'fully vaccinated'?

09 Mar 2021

COVID-19: What precautions should be followed by those 'fully vaccinated'?

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidelines for those people who have been "fully vaccinated" against the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: United States records deadliest day as nearly 4,000 die

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: United States records deadliest day as nearly 4,000 die

The United States witnessed its worst day of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday as almost 4,000 died in the 24-hour period ending at 8:30 pm (local time).

FDA advisors recommend Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna vaccine

18 Dec 2020

FDA advisors recommend Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration's advisory panel, comprising external experts, has given an emergency use approval to Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second drug after Pfizer to receive such an authorization in less than a week.

Coronavirus: US only nation to report over 10 million cases

09 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: US only nation to report over 10 million cases

In a grim turn of events, the United States became the first nation where coronavirus cases have trumped the ten million mark; the tally stands at 10,288,480. The powerful country has so far lost 243,768 to the contagious disease.

Getting COVID-19 and flu together increases risk of death: Experts

22 Sep 2020

Getting COVID-19 and flu together increases risk of death: Experts

With the world still scrambling to find a vaccine for coronavirus, experts have warned that the impending flu season could make matters worse.

US CDC adds three new COVID-19 symptoms to its list

28 Jun 2020

US CDC adds three new COVID-19 symptoms to its list

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is updating the symptoms of the deadly disease.

Now, Apple can tell if you're at risk of COVID-19

31 Mar 2020

Now, Apple can tell if you're at risk of COVID-19

As the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus disease continues to increase, Apple is striving to help the public screen themselves for an infection.

Amazon's Alexa can help with preliminary coronavirus diagnosis: Here's how

28 Mar 2020

Amazon's Alexa can help with preliminary coronavirus diagnosis: Here's how

In a bid to allay all your concerns regarding the novel coronavirus disease, Amazon has built a new triage tool in Alexa.

US has 'potential' to be new coronavirus epicenter, says WHO

25 Mar 2020

US has 'potential' to be new coronavirus epicenter, says WHO

The United States has quickly emerged as one of the worst-hit countries in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

'Grey's Anatomy' and other medical TV shows help combat coronavirus

21 Mar 2020

'Grey's Anatomy' and other medical TV shows help combat coronavirus

As the number of cases in the coronavirus outbreak rise to unprecedented levels across the world, some American television shows have stepped up to help.

'US military perhaps behind coronavirus,' Chinese official echoes conspiracy theory

13 Mar 2020

'US military perhaps behind coronavirus,' Chinese official echoes conspiracy theory

A senior Chinese official has hinted at a United States conspiracy behind the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus outbreak: Google enables 'SOS alert' to keep public informed

01 Feb 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Google enables 'SOS alert' to keep public informed

With nearly 9,800 confirmed cases and 213 deaths, the outbreak of coronavirus is now a 'global health emergency.'

Apple removes all vaping-related apps from the App Store

18 Nov 2019

Apple removes all vaping-related apps from the App Store

Amid growing health concerns associated with e-cigarettes, Apple has removed all the vaping-related apps from the App Store. The Cupertino-based tech giant has banned as many as 181 apps that are related to vapes and e-cigarettes.

Woman has 'moving blemishes', turns out they are parasitic worms

24 Jun 2018

Woman has 'moving blemishes', turns out they are parasitic worms

In a rather worrisome case, a 32-year-old Russian woman was shocked to see her blemishes moving. From a tiny blemish under her eye, the scars moved up her eye and then downwards, swelling her lips.

How pro-gun Trump unknowingly hurt America's firearm industry

08 Aug 2017

How pro-gun Trump unknowingly hurt America's firearm industry

American gunmakers and sellers overwhelmingly favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the run up to the 2016 US presidential election.

Brain Cell Therapy can be the miracle cure for Parkinson's

14 Apr 2017

Brain Cell Therapy can be the miracle cure for Parkinson's

By replacing cells to cure a damaged brain, scientists now claim they have managed to slow down and reverse the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

99.85% Americans will be impacted by gun-violence

27 Oct 2016

99.85% Americans will be impacted by gun-violence

According to a recent study at the Boston University (Study), nearly every single American will know at least one victim of gun violence.