Ultrapotent compound may help treat C. diff, reduce recurrence
(Purdue University) Purdue University innovators have advanced novel compounds they developed to help treat patients with C. diff, one of only four bacteria considered an urgent threat by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 25, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Virus Cases Surged in Young Adults. The Elderly Were Hit Next.
Infections among young adults eventually may have spread to older, more vulnerable people, the C.D.C. reported. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Colleges and Universities Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Youth Age, Chronological Millennial Generation Elderly Deaths (Fatalities) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention United States Source Type: news

Public Awareness Low for Invasive Fungal Diseases
THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 -- More than two-thirds of individuals have never heard of any of six invasive fungal diseases, according to research published in the Sept. 25 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Younger Americans Are Eclipsing Older Age Groups in COVID-19 Case Counts
A fresh analysis of age-based statistics offers solid evidence that COVID-19 is becoming more widespread among young Americans. According to data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sept. 23, children and adults under 30 accounted for more than a third of all COVID-19 cases reported in the U.S. in July and August. That’s up from around 16% in January through April. ( function() { var func = function() { var iframe = document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-16e22eb4479cf67897e3e05479987110') if ( iframe ) { iframe.onload = function() { iframe.contentWindow.post...
Source: TIME: Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

America's COVID Pandemic Is Now Skewing Younger
THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 -- Young adults in their 20s now account for more cases of COVID-19 than any other age group, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. From June through August, people in their 20s... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

9 in 10 Americans Not Yet Immune to COVID, CDC Director Says
THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (Healthday News) -- The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a Senate committee on Wednesday that 90% of Americans are still at risk of contracting the virus. " The preliminary results in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC: Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee (MSHRAC)
Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing a public meeting of the Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee (MSHRAC) on November 9, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items include discussions on mining safety and health research projects and outcomes. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 24, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

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The following is a list of all benefits available to AARP members. ... Please follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’s (CDC) guidelines before using your benefits. ... At this time, ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - September 23, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Administration Announces $200 Million from CDC to Jurisdictions for COVID-19 Vaccine Preparedness
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide $200 million to 64 jurisdictions for COVID-19 vaccine preparedness. Funding is provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) to support states in distributing and administering COVID-19 vaccines. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Advice on Airborne Virus Transmission Vanishes From C.D.C. Website
The new guidance, published only on Friday, had acknowledged that fine particles floating in air may spread the virus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Hospitals Disease Rates Epidemics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention your-feed-science United States Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2020
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: CDC Removes New Coronavirus Guidelines Just Days After Posting Them New U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website guidelines... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Advice on Virus Transmission Vanishes From C.D.C. Website
The new guidance, published only on Friday, had acknowledged that fine particles floating in air may spread the virus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Hospitals Disease Rates Epidemics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention New York Times World Health Organization Marr, Linsey United States Source Type: news

CDC acknowledges risk of coronavirus aerosols in new guidelines, then reverses course
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said new guidance that warned about the dangers of coronavirus transmission via aerosols was posted by mistake. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Read Source Type: news

CDC acknowledges risk of coronavirus aerosols in new guidelines, then reverses course
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said new guidance that warned about the dangers of coronavirus transmission via aerosols was posted by mistake. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - September 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Richard Read Source Type: news

COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Are Spreading Rapidly —and They’re a Public Health Risk All Their Own
Public health crises have spawned conspiracy theories as far back as when the Black Death ravaged Europe in the 1300s, as people desperately try to make sense of the chaotic forces disrupting their lives. While modern science offers a better understanding of how diseases infect people and how to contain them, COVID-19 conspiracy theories are spreading rapidly via social media, unreliable news outlets and from our own political leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump. The result: many Americans now believe pandemic-related conspiracy theories—and, alarmingly, those same people are less likely to take steps to p...
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

The CDC Posted —But Then Suddenly Deleted—Critical Guidance About How COVID-19 Actually Spreads
New language acknowledging that the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads more easily than once believed disappeared from a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website Monday just days after being published, replaced with a message saying the previously uploaded information was a mistakenly posted “draft version of proposed changes.” The now-missing language, which was posted Friday to a page titled “How COVID-19 Spreads,” cited small droplets called aerosols as the most common method of viral spread—reversing the agency’s previous stance that the virus was mostly spread by larg...
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Many School Employees at Increased Risk for Severe COVID-19
MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 -- Nearly half of all school employees meet the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention definition for increased or potentially increased risk for severe COVID-19, according to a study published online Sept. 17 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC Removes New COVID-19 Guidelines Just Days After Posting Them
MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 -- New U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website guidelines suggesting that the new coronavirus can be transmitted by tiny droplets over a distance greater than six feet and that indoor ventilation is crucial to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC says its guidance that coronavirus spreads through the air was posted 'IN ERROR'
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it mistakenly published guidance suggesting that the novel coronavirus spreads through the air. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC removes warning on airborne spread of COVID-19
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it had posted guidance on possible transmission of the new coronavirus through airborne particles in error and it will be updating its recommendations. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

‘How Am I Going To Make It?’ Months of Eviction Uncertainty Are Taking a Toll on Millions of Families
Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Marlenis Zambrano is out of money. A 48-year-old single mother in Virginia, she tried her best to get by after being furloughed from her Defense Department daycare job in March by selling homemade face masks and empanadas to help support her two dependent children, both in college. She twice applied for housing relief from Arlington County, but was denied because, at the time, she had $5,000 in savings intended for her daughter’s tuition. With that money long gone, Zambrano is living off her credit card, racking up $5,000 in charges to pay for her Arlington, Virginia apartment....
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Bill Gates turns on CDC and FDA, insists they can't be trusted with Trump in charge
(Natural News) Both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can no longer be trusted, according to billionaire eugenicist Bill Gates, because President Trump is not overseeing these agencies the way Gates would like. During a recent interview, Gates whined about how Trump is supposedly engaged in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dating Matters and the future of teen dating violence prevention - Debnam KJ, Temple JR.
Despite increased focus and research on violence prevention, rates of teen dating violence (TDV) victimization have remained stable for the last two decades. In response to this major public health concern, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CDC: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is extending the comment period for the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Surveillance in Healthcare Facilities. The information collected by NHSN is used to inform the overall real-time COVID-19 response efforts and possible resource allocation. Comments are due within 30 days of the publication of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CDC says coronavirus spreads mainly in the air, through respiratory aerosols and droplets
In new guidance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the coronavirus spreads mainly through respiratory aerosols, small particles that apparently can remain suspended in the air and inhaled. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Read Source Type: news

CDC says coronavirus spreads mainly in the air, through respiratory aerosols and droplets
In new guidance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the coronavirus spreads mainly through respiratory aerosols, small particles that apparently can remain suspended in the air and inhaled. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - September 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Richard Read Source Type: news

U.S. Health Officials Tiptoe Around Trump's Vaccine Timetable
The administration ’s experts tried to find a way to support both the president and the reality of scientific and medical constraints he doesn’t always recognize. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman Tags: Masks Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CNN Health and Human Services Department National Broadcasting Co New York Times Azar, Alex M II Caputo, Michael R Giroir, Brett P Redfield, Rob Source Type: news

Top U.S. Health Officials Tiptoe Around Trump ’s Vaccine Timeline
The administration ’s experts tried to find a way to support both the president and the reality of scientific and medical constraints he doesn’t always recognize. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman Tags: Masks Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CNN Health and Human Services Department National Broadcasting Co New York Times Azar, Alex M II Caputo, Michael R Giroir, Brett P Redfield, Rob Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccine may not be generally available “until next summer”: CDC chief
(Natural News) The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Robert Redfield, said on Sep. 16 that he believes a vaccine will be available for the American public around the second or third quarter of 2021. Redfield told lawmakers during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing that any vaccine available by the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In ‘Power Grab,’ Health Secretary Azar Asserts Authority Over F.D.A.
Experts said the memo would make it more difficult for the F.D.A. to issue new rules, but it ’s unclear how it would affect the vetting of coronavirus vaccines. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheila Kaplan Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Regulation and Deregulation of Industry United States Politics and Government Food and Drug Administration Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source Type: news

CDC Issues Revised Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing
En espa ñol | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has once again updated its coronavirus testing guidelines, reversing recommendations made in late August that individuals who have ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - September 19, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Emails Detail Effort to Silence C.D.C. and Question Its Science
Emails from a former top Trump health official and his science adviser show how the two refused to accept Centers for Disease Control and Prevention science and sought to silence the agency. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Noah Weiland Tags: Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Masks United States Politics and Government Presidential Election of 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health and Human Services Department Trump, Donald J Redfield, Robert R Source Type: news

C.D.C. Reverses Testing Guidelines for People Without Covid-19 Symptoms
The agency now says anyone exposed to an infected person for more than 15 minutes needs a test. An earlier guideline saying it might not be necessary had shocked public health experts. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Medicine and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health and Human Services Department Redfield, Robert R Giroir, Brett P Source Type: news

How to Ship a Vaccine at –80°C, and Other Obstacles in the Covid Fight
Developing an effective vaccine is the first step. Then comes the question of how to deliver hundreds of millions of doses that may need to be kept at arctic temperatures. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Gelles Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Ice Shortages Carbon Dioxide AstraZeneca PLC BioNTech SE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Corning Inc Fedex Corporation Moderna Inc Pfizer Inc United Parcel Service Inc Source Type: news

CDC Reverses COVID Test Guideline After Controversy
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Facing strong criticism, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reversed a prior COVID-19 guideline that had said that people who know they've been in close contact with an infected person but are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC: Adult Obesity Increasing, Tied to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Adult obesity is increasing, with considerable racial and ethnic disparities, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data from the 2019 CDC Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps show that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC director says face masks “more guaranteed” to protect against coronavirus than any vaccine
(Natural News) Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said in a Sep. 16 Senate hearing that using face masks is “more guaranteed” to protect against the coronavirus than getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Redfield exhorted Americans during the hearing to not dismiss the effectiveness of wearing a mask. Redfield... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Virus Testing Guidance Was Posted Against Scientists ’ Objections
A controversial guideline saying people without Covid-19 symptoms didn ’t need to get tested for the virus came from H.H.S. officials and skipped the C.D.C.’s scientific review process. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) United States Politics and Government Medicine and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health and Human Services Department Source Type: news

Coronavirus May Increase Premature Births, Studies Suggest
New studies provide more evidence that pregnant women may get severe Covid-19 symptoms and have an increased risk of pregnancy loss. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Women and Girls Pregnancy and Childbirth Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Premature Babies Stillbirth Research Centers for Disease Control and Prevention your-feed-science your-feed-health Source Type: news

When Will You Be Able to Get a Coronavirus Vaccine?
Despite the president ’s repeated claims that a vaccine will be available in October, scientists, companies and federal officials all say that most people won’t get one until well into next year. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Thomas and Jesse Drucker Tags: Clinical Trials Shortages Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) United States Politics and Government AstraZeneca PLC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Food and Drug Admi Source Type: news

COVID Prevention May Mean Record Low Flu Rates
Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believe the social distancing measures put into place across the country last spring kept more than the new coronavirus at bay. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu Activity Low in Southern Hemisphere in June to August 2020
THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2020 -- There was very low influenza activity during June to August 2020 in the Southern Hemisphere, according to research published in the Sept. 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rising Obesity Levels Put Americans at Risk During Pandemic: CDC
THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2020 -- Adult obesity in the United States continues to rise, and being obese increases the risk of severe illness in people with COVID-19, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns. Agency data also show that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC says masks work better than vaccines at preventing COVID-19
(Natural News) With mere weeks remaining before the Trump administration’s first “Operation Warp Speed” Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines hit the market, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a private corporation, is now advising Americans to just keep masking up instead of getting jabbed. According to CDC Director Robert Redfield, wearing a cloth... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC's Redfield: Facemasks more powerful than vaccines in COVID-19 battle
Facemasks offer more individual protection against COVID-19 than any potential vaccine, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told lawmakers Wednesday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Americans Probably Won ’ t Be Able To Get Coronavirus Vaccine Until Mid-2021, CDC Director Says
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Pregnant Women With COVID-19 at High Risk for Complications
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- COVID-19 may hit pregnant women especially hard, U.S. health officials warned in two reports. In one report, scientists from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urge pregnant women and health care... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Federal Government Outlines Plan To Make Coronavirus Vaccine Free To All
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Source Type: news

Maine wedding ‘superspreader’ event is now linked to seven deaths. None of those people attended.
The nuptials have been linked to more than 175 reported coronavirus infections and also to the deaths of seven people, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meryl Kornfield Source Type: news

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The following is a list of all benefits available to AARP members. ... Please follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’s (CDC) guidelines before using your benefits. ... At this time, ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - September 16, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news