Articles about Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Monkeypox spreads tentacles: US, Canada, Spain and Portugal confirm cases

19 May 2022

World
Monkeypox spreads tentacles: US, Canada, Spain and Portugal confirm cases

After the UK confirmed a rare monkeypox infection earlier this month, more cases have been detected in the US, Canada, Spain, and Portugal.

UK confirms monkeypox case: Know causes, symptoms, and treatment

10 May 2022

World
UK confirms monkeypox case: Know causes, symptoms, and treatment

The United Kingdom has confirmed a case of the rare monkeypox infection.

UK reports death from Lassa fever. What is it?

15 Feb 2022

World
UK reports death from Lassa fever. What is it?

While the world continues to battle COVID-19, a person in Bedfordshire, England died from a confirmed case of Lassa fever last week.

COVID-19 booster shot's effectiveness wanes after fourth month: CDC study

12 Feb 2022

World
COVID-19 booster shot's effectiveness wanes after fourth month: CDC study

Immunity generated from third or booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines wanes substantially after about four months, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday.

Omicron quickly replaces Delta as dominant variant in US

05 Jan 2022

World
Omicron quickly replaces Delta as dominant variant in US

The Omicron variant of coronavirus was responsible for 95% of new COVID-19 infections last week in the US, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday.

13 Norovirus cases reported in Kerala. What is it?

12 Nov 2021

India
13 Norovirus cases reported in Kerala. What is it?

As many as 13 cases of the norovirus have been reported in Kerala.

Traveling to the US? Check new rules and exemptions

26 Oct 2021

World
Traveling to the US? Check new rules and exemptions

United States President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order reopening air travel for foreign travelers with fresh vaccination rules.

Onion-linked salmonella: US FDA launches probe as hundreds fall ill

22 Oct 2021

World
Onion-linked salmonella: US FDA launches probe as hundreds fall ill

Hundreds have fallen sick in the United States after a massive salmonella outbreak reported across 37 states in the country.

US allows entry to fully vaccinated adults. Can Indians travel?

21 Sep 2021

India
US allows entry to fully vaccinated adults. Can Indians travel?

The United States is set to reopen air travel for passengers who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Norovirus outbreak reported in the UK. What is it?

19 Jul 2021

World
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

World
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

Technology
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

Technology
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

Technology
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

Technology
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

World
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

Entertainment
'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

World
'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

Technology
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

Technology
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

World
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

World
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

Technology
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

World
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.