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Dr. Robert R. Redfield Statement on SARS-CoV-2 infections | CDC Online Newsroom

Misleading media reports have suggested there are 24 times more SARS-CoV-2 infections than reported cases. As CDC has been saying,…

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Dr. Robert R. Redfield Statement on “Preventing and Mitigating SARS-CoV-2 Transmission — Four Overnight Camps, Maine, June–August 2020”

Today’s MMWR, which highlights the thoughtful and prudent public health practices used during overnight summer camps in Maine, reinforces how…

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Guidance for Healthcare Workers about COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Testing

See considerations and recommendations for health departments supporting COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) testing in communities, schools, workplaces, and healthcare settings. Source link

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Scientific Brief: SARS-CoV-2 Transmission | CDC

SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted by exposure to infectious respiratory fluids The principal mode by which people are infected with SARS-CoV-2 (the…

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Frequently Asked Questions: Right of Reference to the CDC Influenza SARS-CoV-2 (Flu SC2) Performance Data for Manufacturers and Test Developers

CDC is offering manfacturers and test developers the right of reference to the CDC Influenza SARS-CoV-2 (Flu SC2) Multiplex Assay. Source link

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Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic, Screening, and Surveillance Testing

What is pooling? Pooling—sometimes referred to as pool testing or pooled testing—means combining respiratory samples from several people and conducting one…

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Common Investigation Protocol for Investigating Suspected SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection

Procedures/Methods Design Statement of purpose: This toolkit is designed to provide state and local health departments with the tools needed…

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Calculating SARS-CoV-2 | CDC

SARS-CoV-2 test result data are reported to state, local, and territorial health departments by public health laboratories, clinical laboratories, some…

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Scientific Brief: SARS-CoV-2 Transmission | CDC

SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted by exposure to infectious respiratory fluids The principal mode by which people are infected with SARS-CoV-2 (the…

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Science Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2

Summary of Recent Changes Data were added from studies published since the last update that further demonstrate that mask wearing…