Articles about US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coronavirus: Myths about the COVID-19 vaccine busted

21 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: Myths about the COVID-19 vaccine busted

As vaccines for COVID-19 have started being rolled out in parts of the world, certain myths have been propagated questioning their safety and efficacy.

Six feet distance not enough to prevent COVID-19 spread: CDC

06 Oct 2020

Six feet distance not enough to prevent COVID-19 spread: CDC

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidance on COVID-19 and confirmed that the airborne transmission of the disease is possible.

How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause

23 Jun 2020

How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause

As the coronavirus pandemic has sickened over 9 million people worldwide, there has been growing consensus on how the disease gets transmitted, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Worried over COVID-19? Ask NewsBytes anything on WhatsApp

23 Mar 2020

Worried over COVID-19? Ask NewsBytes anything on WhatsApp

The spread of COVID-19 in India and different parts of the world has got everyone worried.

Microsoft launches dedicated tracker for COVID-19 outbreak

16 Mar 2020

Microsoft launches dedicated tracker for COVID-19 outbreak

In order to keep the general public informed about the global outbreak of coronavirus disease COVID-19, Microsoft's Bing team has launched a dedicated online tracker.

Is India more immune to coronavirus than other nations?

04 Mar 2020

Is India more immune to coronavirus than other nations?

As Indians continue to worry about the outbreak of coronavirus in the country, a new piece of information has been doing the rounds: Warmer, humid temperatures of India can prevent the deadly virus from proliferating.

Facebook accused of running misleading ads about HIV prevention

12 Dec 2019

Facebook accused of running misleading ads about HIV prevention

Facebook's ad policies have been in question for all the wrong reasons.

Zika virus in US: 5% women had babies with defects

12 Jun 2017

Zika virus in US: 5% women had babies with defects

Five percent of pregnant women with Zika virus infection in the United States had fetus or babies with related birth defects, including microcephaly, according to a US government health report.

UNGA elevates antibiotic resistance to crisis level

24 Sep 2016

UNGA elevates antibiotic resistance to crisis level

The United Nations General Assembly has elevated antimicrobial resistance to crisis level during a high-level meeting in its 71st Regular Session.