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NEW YORK (WABC) — There are growing fears of potential COVID superspreader events. Federal and local health officials are keeping a close eye on South Florida where thousands of young people are flocking to beaches and bars for traditional spring break celebrations. There are also concerns for Sunday night’s NBA All-Star game. Only a small …

More than half of the people in the United States 65 or older are at least partially vaccinated against Covid-19, a senior adviser to President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 response team said Friday. That’s creating more pressure for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to release its guidance for what people can safely do after …

The clearance of a third vaccine comes at a critical inflection point in the pandemic: After weeks of steadily declining new cases in the United States, the downward trend has stalled — “a very concerning shift in the trajectory,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said Friday. Experts worry that state and local officials are relaxing restrictions …

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 143 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and two new deaths.One of the deaths was reported in Oxford County and the other in Waldo County. They bring the total amount in Maine to 658.The seven-day average for new cases has dropped to 138.4MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA: Deaths: …

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported four new coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday and 160 new cases.The total number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died increased to 647.Two deaths were reported in Penobscot County, one was reported in Kennebec County and one was reported from Franklin County.The 160 new cases bring the …

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out a flurry of new guidance this week, with advice on topics like mask wearing and quarantining after COVID-19 exposure. The guidelines are in response to threats from new, more contagious virus strains, but also indicate what life post-vaccine might look like in the U.S. Here …

Feb. 12 (Reuters) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday issued new guidance for U.S. schools to reopen, recommending universal mask-wearing and physical distancing as key mitigation strategies to getting children back in the classroom. The guidelines, which also emphasize the need facility-cleaning, personal hygiene and contact tracing, are intended to …

Though the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the U.S., health officials reported a virtually “nonexistent” influenza season. Officials prepared for the possibility of a “twin pandemic” involving COVID-19 and influenza, University of Wisconsin Health said, though data shows it seems to have not arrived. “While we are not out of respiratory season yet, UW …

Wearing a mask — any mask — reduces the risk of infection with the coronavirus, but wearing a more tightly fitted surgical mask, or layering a cloth mask atop a surgical mask, can vastly increase protections to the wearer and others, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Wednesday. New research by the …

(CNN) – As the number of new daily COVID cases across the United States is trending down, officials are urging Americans to keep their guards up. “This is a national emergency and the approach we are taking reflects this,” said Andy Slavitt with the White House COVID-19 response team. The latest U.S. data shows mutations …