President-Elect Biden Names Mass General Hospital Doctor Rochelle Walensky As CDC DirectorThe chief of infectious diseases at Mass General Hospital is set to become the next head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Thanksgiving Recommendations: Eat Outdoors, Limit Guests, Don't SingThe CDC is urging families to approach this holiday season different than other years.
CDC Updates Guidelines For Close COVID-19 ContactThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its definition of a close contact with a COVID-19 patient.
'Don't Kiss Or Snuggle Your Pet': Salmonella Outbreak Tied To Hedgehogs, Bearded DragonsPublic health officials in several states are investigating a multistate salmonella outbreak tied to pet bearded dragons and hedgehogs.
Baker Criticizes Trump Administration Decision To Shift Data Collection From CDCBaker described the federal agency as the “source of truth.”
'Face Coverings Should Be Worn': Beach Safety Recommendations From The CDCEven on the beach, people should stay six feet apart, the CDC says.
CDC Estimates That 35% Of People With Coronavirus Don't Have SymptomsThe CDC also says its "best estimate" is that 0.4% of people who show symptoms and have Covid-19 will die.
How To Make A Mask: CDC Directions For Proper A Face CoveringStarting Wednesday, Massachusetts residents will be required to wear a face mask in public. Here's how to make one at home.
Coronavirus Crisis: Trump Announces New Face Mask RecommendationsPresident Donald Trump announced new guidance from the White House on Friday afternoon, saying the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were advising the use of "non-medical cloth based" face coverings.
American Life Expectancy Increased For First Time In 4 Years, CDC SaysIn 2018, life expectancy increased for the first time in four years, according to the Centers of Disease Control.
Puppies May Be Making People Sick, CDC saysAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, puppies are linked to a multi-state outbreak of an infection that's resistant to multiple drugs.