Centers for Disease Control

CDC warns of 'aggressive rodents' amid coronavirus restaurant closures

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Rrodents which rely on waste generated by restaurants have seen a decrease in food scraps.Read more

Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry puts 17 in hospital

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Nearly 100 people in 28 states have gotten sick, including several young children.Read more

CDC acknowledges confusion on website about virus transmission from surfaces

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The agency said a recent update to its website about the potential for coronavirus to be spread from surfaces and objects was not from new science.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

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

VERIFY: CDC, WHO do not recommend homemade masks

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People are wanting to make masks for medical rooms and themselves. They might be good if nothing else is available, but they should be your last choice.Read more

IU Health begins COVID-19 testing

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Priority for testing will be given to high-risk, seriously ill patients and health care workers who may have been exposed.Read more

VERIFY: You can still get COVID-19 if you have the flu. Everyone needs to take the same precautions.

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A viewer was told that people with the flu can't get the new coronavirus. That's not true and could lead people to harmful actions.Read more

Trump calls Washington governor "a snake" during CDC visit

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President Trump called Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat whose state has been the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, “a snake."Read more


Handwashing takes forefront as coronavirus concerns grow, but are you doing it correctly?

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From childhood to adulthood we all learned to wash our hands after using the bathroom and before we eat. It's the easiest way to cut down on the spread of germs.Read more

About 40 percent of US adults are obese, leading to health concerns, CDC survey shows

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A new government study found the rate for severe obesity in adults has doubled over the past two decades.Read more