New Study Shows Increase In Overdose Deaths During Pandemic, More Drugs Laced With FentanylA new study from the CDC finds that overdose deaths surged during the pandemic as more drugs were laced with fentanyl.
What's The Science Behind CDC's Decision To Say Fully Vaccinated People Don't Need Masks?A fresh batch of data from a big study of health care workers across the country helped prompt the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to say fully vaccinated people can go without masks in most circumstances, the agency said Friday.
Maryland Health Officials Prepared To Vaccinate Children Ages 12 To 15 After CDC Advisors Recommend PfizerUS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisers voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend giving Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine to kids as young as 12.
Cruises May Be Operating By July, If At Least 95% Of Crew & Passengers Are VaccinatedIf you're looking to getaway this summer, cruise ships may be able to head back onto the high seas this July.
Virginia Gov. Northam Updates Mask Mandate To Align With New CDC GuidanceVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday updated the state's mask mandate to align it with newly relaxed guidelines issued earlier this week by the federal government.
More Relaxed CDC Coronavirus Guidelines Could Come Soon, Dr. Fauci SaysMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan lifted the state's outdoor mask mandate for most outdoor settings, aside from large ticketed venues. He said Wednesday indoor mask-wearing is still required.
Six-Foot Social Distancing Rule Misses Bigger Risks, MIT Experts SayWhen it comes to being indoors, the six feet rule of social distancing misses the bigger point of how coronavirus spreads, according to two Massachusetts Institute of Technology experts.
Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Reduce COVID-19 Hospitalizations Risk By 94% Among Older Adults, CDC Study Says
Outdoor Face Covering Order Still In Place In Baltimore, Maryland While They Weigh CDC GuidanceRight now in Maryland, anyone over six years old must wear a mask when inside public places, and outside when social distancing is not possible.
More Americans Are Missing Their Second Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccines, CDC SaysA growing number of Americans have missed their scheduled second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Maryland Resumes Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccinations After CDC, FDA Lift PauseMaryland has begun to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again after the Food & Drug Administration, along with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, lifted the pause on the one-shot covid-19 vaccine on Friday.
CDC Recommends That Pregnant People Get A Covid-19 VaccineThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that pregnant people get a Covid-19 vaccine, Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Friday.
Keeping Middle Seats Vacant On Airplanes Can Reduce Risk Of COVID-19 Exposure By Up To 57%, CDC Study SaysLeaving middle seats vacant on airplanes can significantly reduce a passenger's risk of being exposed to the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, a new study suggests.
CDC Advisors Set To Meet Wednesday About Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine. Here's What We Know.Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet Wednesday to review blood clot cases among people who received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine.
FDA, CDC Recommend ‘Pause’ For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Clot ReportsThe U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.