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  1. covid-19
    CDC Advises Against Thanksgiving TravelWith more than 160,000 new COVID-19 cases being reported daily, the agency now recommends that Americans cancel their holiday travel plans.
  2. health
    Young Adults Are Now Getting COVID More Than Any Other Age GroupIn America, one in five new COVID cases are among people aged 20 to 29.
  3. centers for disease control
    CDC Reverses on COVID-19 Airborne Transmission GuidelinesThe about-face comes days after the CDC revoked a guideline stating that asymptomatic people with known COVID-19 contact do not need to get tested.
  4. misinformation
    Trump Aide Michael Caputo Takes Leave of Absence After Facebook RantThe former Trump campaign official baselessly accused CDC scientists of “sedition.”
  5. covid-19
    What If They Make a Coronavirus Vaccine and Nobody Takes It?There are already clear signs that the public is suspicious about corners being cut.
  6. misinformation
    HHS Officials Altered CDC COVID-19 Reports to Help TrumpTrump-appointed officials have been interfering to protect the president’s deliberately misleading COVID-19 spin.
  7. coronavirus
    CDC Issues Eviction Moratorium Until Year’s EndIn a surprise move of sweeping scope, upwards of 40 million renters will be temporarily protected from evictions, though not from liability for rent.
  8. covid-19
    No, the CDC Is Not Overcounting COVID-19 DeathsA viral statistic falsely claims that only 6 percent of reported deaths were actually caused by the virus. Here’s what it gets wrong.
  9. recalls
    This Is the Worst Food Recall YetFirst, onions and citrus. Now, peaches — at the height of stone-fruit season, no less.
  10. coronavirus
    CDC Reports COVID-19 Is Eroding Many Americans’ Mental HealthOne in four young adults has contemplated suicide during the pandemic, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  11. health
    What If Bug Spray Smelled More Like Perfume?Nootkatone also works as an insecticide on mosquitos, ticks, bedbugs, and fleas.
  12. the national interest
    American Death CultWhy has the Republican response to the pandemic been so mind-bogglingly disastrous?
  13. coronavirus
    What Is the Most Common Symptom of Coronavirus?And here’s the full list of symptoms, according to the CDC.
  14. coronavirus
    Here Are the CDC’s Guidelines for Reopening OfficesSay good-bye to communal snacks, for one.
  15. coronavirus
    The White House Reportedly Buried a CDC Reopening GuideThe guide offered specific advice to help restaurateurs reopen their restaurants as safely as possible.
  16. coronavirus
    80 Percent of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in Georgia Are African-AmericanAmid CDC evidence that black Georgians are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, Kemp’s business reopenings could make things much worse.
  17. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: We Can’t Go on Like This Much LongerThe psychological damage from the deeply unnatural way of life under coronavirus lockdown is only going to intensify.
  18. coronavirus
    CDC Director Warns Second Coronavirus Wave Could Be Worse Than Current OutbreakRobert Redfield said that the anticipated winter return of COVID-19 would occur just as flu season is ramping up, inundating hospital systems.
  19. coronavirus
    CDC’s Worst-Case Coronavirus Model: 214 Million Infected, 1.7 Million DeadNewly revealed projections warn of a massive potential toll in the U.S., but the worst-case estimate doesn’t factor in recent efforts to respond.
  20. coronavirus
    A City of BodiesThe week we started hoarding beans.
  21. coronavirus
    Trump Admin Reportedly Overruled CDC’s Coronavirus Advice for Seniors Not to FlyThe White House’s mismanagement of the coronavirus outbreak continues, as infighting and misinformation muddle the government’s response.
  22. coronavirus
    Trump Says Coronavirus Testing Is As ‘Perfect’ As His Ukraine CallAfter a tour of the CDC, the president wanted Americans to know he’s definitely done nothing wrong.
  23. coronavirus
    What’s Going on With the Coronavirus Test?“The incompetence has really exceeded what anyone would expect with the CDC.”
  24. coronavirus
    CDC Coronavirus Test Lab May Have Been Contaminated: ReportA CDC lab assembling coronavirus test kits is reportedly the subject of an investigation after an FDA scientist warned the lab may be contaminated.
  25. coronavirus
    CDC Reports First U.S. Coronavirus Case of ‘Unknown’ OriginThe UC Davis Medical Center said it took a week for the CDC to test and confirm what could be the first instance of community spread of coronavirus.
  26. coronavirus
    Why Hasn’t the U.S. Done More Coronavirus Tests?As coronavirus cases surge abroad, there has been an alarming lack of testing for the virus in the U.S. and too little transparency from the CDC.
  27. coronavirus
    Why Is the Government Endorsing Soul Patches?Some styles of facial hair are better in a coronavirus outbreak than others, according to the CDC.
  28. south carolina debate
    What Candidates Said About the Coronavirus at the Democratic DebateSanders mocked Trump, Biden said he’d pressure China, Klobuchar promoted the CDC website, and Bloomberg called out the president’s budget cuts.
  29. health
    Millions of Girls May Be Getting Unnecessary Pelvic ExamsA new study estimates that, within a year’s time, 1.4 million girls between 15 and 20 years old were subject to an invasive test they didn’t need.
  30. food borne illnesses
    Romaine Lettuce Is Making People Sick AgainDidn’t we just go through this?
  31. sexual health
    STD Cases in the U.S. Have Reached an All-Time HighA report from the CDC shows a staggering 2.46 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and other STDs.
  32. lettuce wars
    America Finally Willing to Eat Iceberg LettuceSales have soared following the romaine E. coli outbreak.
  33. outbreaks
    FDA Says It’s Identified the Source of the Romaine OutbreakWhich means romaine lettuce may return to the produce section very soon.
  34. outbreaks
    This Is a Record Year for Foodborne IllnessesThe CDC has investigated more outbreaks in 2018 than in any of the previous ten years.
  35. food safety
    What to Know About the Salmonella Outbreak Affecting TurkeyJust in time for Thanksgiving.
  36. crime
    Former CDC Director Thomas Frieden Arrested for Sexual MisconductThe NYPD is currently holding Thomas Frieden on the charge of forcibly touching a woman.
  37. recalls
    Romaine Lettuce Is Safe AgainAccording to the CDC, the worst of the recent E. coli scare has passed.
  38. twitter fails
    CDC Apologizes for Ruining MuffinsThose aren’t poppy seeds …
  39. Official Leading Anti-Smoking Push Resigns After Buying Tobacco StockCDC head Brenda Fitzgerald bought stock in a cigarette company after starting a job in which she’s supposed to fight smoking.
  40. CDC Delays Nuclear-Preparedness Training to Focus on Flu InsteadBefore you consider how to negotiate a post-apocalyptic landscape, make sure to get plenty of fluids.
  41. health
    The CDC’s 7 ‘Banned Words’ Were Projected Onto the Trump Hotel in DCThey include “transgender,” “fetus,” and “science-based.”
  42. CDC Pushes Back on Report That It Told Staffers to Stop Using Seven WordsThe initial report was reminiscent of both Big Brother and George Carlin.
  43. science
    Study Confirms Women Are Also Better Than Men at EatingThe CDC says their diets are likelier to include enough fruits and vegetables.
  44. sexual health
    A Record Number of Americans Contracted STDs in 2016, CDC ReportsDating apps may be partly to blame.
  45. health concerns
    America’s Top Public-Health Official Has Shady Ties to Coca-ColaShe partnered with Coke on an anti-obesity initiative that ignored soda entirely.
  46. Trump’s CDC Pick Peddled ‘Anti-Aging’ Medicine to Her Gynecologic PatientsBrenda Fitzgerald is still among the most defensible appointments Trump has made.
  47. health concerns
    CDC Warns Don’t ‘Snuggle’ Poultry Unless You Want SalmonellaMore than 370 people in 47 states didn’t listen, and now they have salmonella.
  48. The CDC Is Worried About a ‘Superbug’ Fungus Appearing Primarily in the NYC AreaNinety percent of clinical cases have been found in New York and New Jersey.
  49. health concerns
    A New Government Report Is a Real Bummer for Lovers of Raw CheeseThe CDC notes that it’s 840 times more dangerous than pasteurized cheese.
  50. Americans Are Smoking a Lot More Weed, But It’s Totally ChillThe number of Americans who use marijuana is going up — but the number who abuse the drug is going down.
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