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Trump's Missed Opportunities To Personally Stop The Spread Of The Coronavirus

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

The president's missteps after being exposed to the coronavirus have amplified the risks of spreading it to others and undermined the recommendations of public health officials.

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Why A Negative Coronavirus Test Doesn't Necessarily Mean You're In The Clear

Friday, October 02, 2020

Political figures who had contact with the president in the past week are being tested — and reporting negative results. Doctors sound a note of caution about what those results indicate.

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Coronavirus FAQs: Why Can't The CDC Make Up Its Mind About Airborne Transmission?

Friday, September 25, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week said that COVID-19 spreads "most commonly" through air — then took it back. Is this something I should be worried about?

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U.S. Government Prepares To Crack Down On Hospitals For Not Reporting COVID-19 Data

Thursday, September 24, 2020

NPR has obtained draft documents that indicate the federal government is planning to cut off Medicare funding to hospitals that don't comply with a request to supply daily COVID-19 data.

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Trump Administration Plans Crackdown On Hospitals Failing To Report COVID-19 Data

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Draft documents obtained by NPR show that the federal government is preparing to enforce new data reporting requirements, threatening to withhold vital Medicare funding from noncompliant hospitals.

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CDC Discusses Plan For Distribution Of A Future Coronavirus Vaccine

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discussed on Tuesday who will get the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine when it is available.

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With Limited COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Who Would Get Them First?

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A CDC advisory committee is debating this issue Tuesday. Half of U.S. adults could be considered high priority, yet the initial supply is likely to be only enough for 3% to 5% of the population.

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Examining The Ethics Involved When Distributing A COVID-19 Vaccine

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

When a COVID-19 vaccine is approved, who gets first dibs? Bioethicists say the focus should be on saving the lives of people most at risk. Frontline health workers go first, but the rest is trickier.

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CDC Takes Down Its Guidance On Aerosol Transmission On The Coronavirus

Monday, September 21, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines Friday to say the coronavirus can spread via tiny aerosol particles. But on Monday, the agency abruptly pulled the new guidance.

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It's Been A Tense Week For Politics And Pandemic Science

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Political interference on COVID-19 guidelines at the CDC, a DHHS spokesman on leave after attacking scientists on facebook live, and the President continues to contradict the science of the pandemic.

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President Trump Contradicts Head Of CDC Regarding Vaccine, Masks

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Trump says a COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by the end of 2020. At the same time, the top communications official at Health and Human Services is going on leave after comments he made on Facebook.

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HHS Spokesperson Takes Leave of Absence After Disparaging Government Scientists

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Michael Caputo is taking a two-month leave of absence after a social media outburst alleging an unfounded "deep state" conspiracy involving government scientists.

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Woodward Book Casts New Light On Trump's Fight With WHO

Friday, September 11, 2020

Revelations in Rage lead global health specialists to charge that Trump is scapegoating the World Health Organization.

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Researchers Say Fresh Air Can Prevent Aerosol Transmission Of The Coronavirus

Monday, September 07, 2020

There's increasing evidence that the coronavirus can linger and spread through the air in crowded indoor rooms. Researchers say infectious clouds can be dispersed with fresh air.

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Whatever Happened To ... 2 Of The Visitors Who Got Stuck In Wuhan During The Pandemic

Friday, September 04, 2020

An epidemiologist and a grad school graduate who'd gone to see family reflect on how tough it was to be cut off — and what they learned from their months-long quarantine.

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VIDEO: How To Protect Yourself From Coronavirus That Can Linger In The Air

Thursday, September 03, 2020

Scientists say it's increasingly clear that airborne virus particles help the coronavirus superspread. Here's what they recommend to reduce the risks.

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Why The Coronavirus Is So 'Superspready'

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

That's the word that one disease researcher uses to describe COVID-19. And now scientists are discovering the reasons that this virus is readily transmitted at "superspreader events."

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Why Coronavirus Superspreading Events Happen

Friday, August 21, 2020

The coronavirus appears to transmit unevenly: A few people can infect many, while others don't pass the virus on at all. Researchers are working to understand the factors that drive superspreading.

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Birx Stokes Hopes That Key Hospital Data Tracking Will Soon Return To CDC

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Dr. Deborah Birx says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is creating a new way to track COVID-19 hospitalizations a month after such data collection was moved outside the agency.

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COVID-19 Hospital Data System That Bypasses CDC Plagued By Delays, Inaccuracies

Friday, July 31, 2020

The Trump administration had promised complete, transparent information on the coronavirus and hospital capacity. Instead, the new system has produced erratic updates and confusing numbers.

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