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Ohio reports third U.S. death of person with monkeypox who had underlying health conditions

Oct 01, 2022 , CNBC Health
The CDC has warned that people with severely compromised immune systems are higher risk for severe disease from...
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Sickle Cell Disease in Children and Adolescents: Aligning Practice with Guidelines

Sep 30, 2022 , American Journal of Nursing
CDC report points to areas for improvement. The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on September 20, 2022, highlights an important opportunity for nurses to provide evidence-based care to children with sickle cell disease (SCD). The report highlights poor compliance with guidelines recommending that children ages [...] The post Sickle Cell Disease in Children and Adolescents: Aligning Practice with Guidelines appeared first on...
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CDC warns of severe illnesses from monkeypox as Ohio reports death of a monkeypox patient

Sep 30, 2022 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new warning to health care providers Thursday about severe illnesses in people with...
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CDC: Keep Family From Catching Your Covid By Isolating In A Separate Room

Sep 30, 2022 , Forbes
A new CDC study shows that isolating in separate rooms significantly reduced the odds of SARS-CoV-2 transmission between household...
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US sees increase in respiratory infections that can lead to paralysis in children, CDC data shows

Sep 28, 2022 , CNN Health
Doctors should prepare for a possible increase in young patients with enterovirus D68, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday, and that may be linked to more cases of the rare, paralyzing condition acute flaccid...
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Sep 21, 2022 , CNN Health
According to a new CDC report, 4 out of 5 deaths among pregnant women and new mothers in the United States are preventable. CNN's Dr. Tara Narula has the...
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Polio Outbreak In New York Puts U.S. On List Of Countries Where Virus Circulates, CDC Says

Sep 15, 2022 , Forbes
“We cannot emphasize enough that polio is a dangerous disease for which there is no cure,” Dr. José R. Romero, Director of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said, urging people to ensure they are fully immunized against polio....
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U.S. monkeypox outbreak is slowing, CDC director says

Sep 15, 2022 , CNBC Health
The rate of new monkeypox cases in the U.S. is slowing, according to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky....
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How To Reduce Your Child’s Risk Of The Enterovirus Infection (EV-D68) That Is Causing Paralysis

Sep 15, 2022 , Forbes
The CDC is warning about a rise in enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases, which can rarely cause acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a polio-like illness. Here's how to protect your...
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FAQ: New COVID Omicron Boosters

Sep 13, 2022 , WebMD
New COVID boosters that target the fast-spreading Omicron strains of the virus are rolling out this week, with the CDC recommending these so-called bivalent mRNA shots for Americans 12 and older. Here's what to...
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How The CDC Can Restore Trust And Credibility

Sep 13, 2022 , Forbes
The CDC has an opportunity to dramatically change the culture that has proven so ineffective and caused such distrust among Americans. Because of their essential public safety role, the need for change is an urgent...
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HIV-positive people who have monkeypox are hospitalized more often, CDC study says

Sep 09, 2022 , CNBC Health
The CDC found that 38% of nearly 2,000 people diagnosed with monkeypox between May and July were living with...
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People who recently caught Covid can wait a few months to get omicron booster, top health official says

Sep 07, 2022 , CNBC Health
The CDC guidance says waiting three months after infection to get another Covid shot can result in a stronger immune response....
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Meet Mary Wakefield, the Nurse Administrator Tasked With Revamping the CDC

Sep 07, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has tapped Mary Wakefield to help “reset” the agency after its public failures handling the covid pandemic. Those who know Wakefield say her high standards and problem-solving skills make her a good fit for the...
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Nearly 1 in 4 young adults in US treated for mental health during pandemic, CDC survey finds

Sep 07, 2022 , CNN Health
The share of US adults who received treatment for mental health grew throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data published Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and...
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CDC’s Walensky Signs Off On Omicron Booster–Here’s When You Can Get One

Sep 06, 2022 , Forbes
Omicron-targeted vaccine booster shots are expected to be available this...
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For The CDC, The First Step To Recovery Won’t Be The Hardest

Sep 03, 2022 , Forbes
Walensky’s statement and the desire to radically improve guidance for the future have to be seen as a positive first step. The efforts, however, must be long-term....
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CDC Gives Final Approval to Omicron COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

Sep 02, 2022 , WebMD
CDC advisors somewhat reluctantly voted in support of new bivalent versions of COVID-19 vaccines despite a lack of clinical trial data, CDC director follows...
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CDC signs off on updated Covid-19 boosters

Sep 02, 2022 , CNN Health
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, signed off Thursday on the recommendation of the agency's independent vaccine advisers in favor of updated Covid-19 vaccine boosters from Pfizer/BioNTech and...
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CDC Advisory Panel Recommends New Covid Booster Shots Targeting Omicron—Here’s What You Need To Know

Sep 02, 2022 , Forbes
The retooled vaccines could be available for all Americans 12 and older as soon as Labor Day weekend....
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