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Test positive for coronavirus? CDC updates quarantine guidance

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Anyone who has tested positive for coronavirus should follow the updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on when to leave isolation.Read more

VERIFY: Viral post on 'new CDC guidelines' oversimplifies real information

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The post claims to show 'new CDC guidelines' for schools trying to reopen. The VERIFY team found they’re accurate, but leave out the full information.Read more

CDC releases new guidelines for reopening schools, restaurants

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The CDC's 60-page document provides detailed reopening guidance for schools, child care centers, restaurants and bars, and mass transit.Read more


CDC says coronavirus 'does not spread easily' on surfaces, objects

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The updated guidance on its website appears to be a recent change, according to multiple reports.Read more

VERIFY: Examining studies that COVID-19 could be transmitted by speaking

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The VERIFY team contacted the sources to find out what happens among those who speak louder than others.Read more

CDC says no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to people through pool water

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"If the pool is properly chlorinated or brominated then there should be no risk for COVID transmission from the pool itself,” Dr. Caro said.Read more

CDC alerts doctors to childhood coronavirus-related syndrome

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Medical professionals say the syndrome appears to be an atypical Kawasaki-like disease, an illness that causes inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body.Read more

Report: Top White House officials buried CDC advice on reopening

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Emails show CDC experts spent weeks on guidance to help the country deal with the coronavirus, only to see their work quashed by political appointees, AP reports.Read more

Trump administration shelves CDC guide to reopening country

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A set of detailed documents to give local leaders step-by-step advice to reopen communities will not be released.Read more


VERIFY: CDC did not lower or revise the COVID-19 death count by 30,000 cases

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Viral claims say that new CDC numbers lowered the initial count from 55,000-60,000 down closer to 37,000.Read more

EPA gives cleaning tips for schools, workplaces

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The EPA guidance shouldn't replace other measures to prevent COVID-19 spread like social distancing, wearing cloth face coverings and washing hands frequently.Read more