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CDC updates, expands list of people at risk of severe COVID-19 illness

Based on a detailed review of available evidence to date, CDC has updated and expanded the list of who is…

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Scientific Evidence for Conditions that Increase Risk of Severe Illness | COVID-19

Supported by meta-analysis/systematic review Cancer Systematic Review [1, 2]Cohort Study [3-5]Case Series [6-8]Case Control Study [9] Cerebrovascular disease Meta-Analysis [10-13]Synthesis…

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What You Should Know About the Possibility of COVID-19 Illness After Vaccination

A small percentage of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will still develop COVID-19 illness COVID-19 vaccines are effective. However, a…

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COVID-19 Vaccines for People at Increased Risk for Severe Illness from COVID-19

Adults of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that…

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Guidance on Integration of COVID-19 in Existing Acute Febrile Illness (AFI) Surveillance Systems

Background Key actions to reduce transmission of COVID-19, include active case finding, care and isolation, contact tracing, and quarantine. Acute…

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Text Illness Monitoring (TIM) | CDC

Text Illness Monitoring, or TIM, is a text messaging system that helps public health organizations monitor symptoms of enrolled participants….

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Treatments Your Healthcare Provider Might Recommend for Severe Illness

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to or spreading the virus that causes COVID-19: Wash…

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Certain Medical Conditions and Risk for Severe COVID-19 Illness

Summary of Recent Changes Revisions were made on October 6, 2020 to reflect recent data supporting increased risk of severe…

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Scientific Evidence for Conditions that Increase Risk of Severe Illness | COVID-19

Strongest and Most Consistent Evidence Cancer Systematic Review [6]Cohort Study [7,8]Case Series [9] New to updated list as of July…

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Assessing Risk Factors for Severe COVID-19 Illness

COVID-19 can affect anyone, and the disease can cause symptoms ranging from mild to very severe.  For some other illnesses…