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Operational Considerations for Adapting a Contact Tracing Program to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

It is important to clarify the usage of several terms as relevant for the current COVID-19 pandemic. In this document:…

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CDC’s Interim Guidance for General Population Disaster Shelters During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This interim guidance is based on current information about the transmission and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The U.S….

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CDC’s role in helping cruise ship travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Updated September 30, 2020 Outbreaks of infectious diseases can happen on cruise ships because people spend time close together and…

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Operational Considerations for Personal Protective Equipment in the Context of Global Supply Shortages for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: non-US Healthcare Settings

Purpose and scope of this document: This slide deck is a reference for content on this page and can be…

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Guidance for General Laboratory Safety Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic

General Guidance This guidance is to address the general workflow safety concerns of laboratory personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. All…

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Summary of Influenza Risk Assessment Tool (IRAT) Results | Pandemic Influenza (Flu)

The Influenza Risk Assessment Tool (IRAT) is an evaluation tool conceived by CDC and further developed with assistance from global…

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Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Travel increases your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others…

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COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Scenarios | CDC

Table 1. Parameter Values that vary among the five COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Scenarios. The scenarios are intended to advance public…

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CDC Takes Action to Prepare Against “G4” Swine Flu Viruses in China with Pandemic Potential

July 2, 2020 – A recent publication in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS)external icon describes…

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1918 Pandemic Flu Partner Webinar

CDC would like to take this opportunity to recognize just how far we have come in our understanding of the…