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Increasing Flu Activity in Some States, Especially Among Young Adults

November 15, 2021—CDC’s most recent FluView reports increases in flu activity that could mark the beginning of the 2021-2022 flu…

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Update: Public Health Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak — United States, February 24, 2020

CDC Public Health Response As of February 24, 2020, a total of 1,336 CDC staff members have been involved in…

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Active Monitoring of Persons Exposed to Patients with Confirmed COVID-19 — United States, January–February 2020

On March 3, 2020, this report was posted online as an MMWR Early Release. Rachel M. Burke, PhD1; Claire M….

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Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) — United States, February 12–March 16, 2020

On March 18, 2020, this report was posted online as an MMWR Early Release. Summary What is already known about…

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Summary: 'Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)-United States, 2020-21'

Summary: ‘Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)-United States, 2020-21’…

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HHS Delivers Funding to Expand Testing Capacity for States, Territories, Tribes | CDC Online Newsroom

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is delivering $11 billion in new funding to support testing for COVID-19….

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United States Coronavirus (COVID-19) Death Toll Surpasses 100,000 | CDC Online Newsroom

Today the number of people in the United States who have died from COVID-19 surpassed 100,000. Families, friends, coworkers, loved…

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Public Attitudes, Behaviors, and Beliefs Related to COVID-19, Stay-at-Home Orders, Nonessential Business Closures, and Public Health Guidance — United States, New York City, and Los Angeles, May 5–12, 2020

On June 12, 2020, this report was posted online as an MMWR Early Release.   SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes…

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Key Considerations for Transferring Patients to Relief Healthcare Facilities when Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

Key Terms Relief Healthcare Facilities (RHFs): Established licensed healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, and…

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Reporting COVID-19 Vaccinations in the United States

EUA has been granted for use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine among people aged 16 years and older and for use of both the Moderna vaccine and the J&J/Janssen vaccine among people aged 18 years and older. Therefore, vaccine use…