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'Very high level' of COVID-19 in India: US advises its citizens to avoid travel even if fully vaccinated
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'Very high level' of COVID-19 in India: US advises its citizens to avoid travel even if fully vaccinated

The recommendation from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's comes a day after Britain placed India on its COVID-19 travel red list

J&J COVID-19 vaccine in limbo as countries, experts seek evidence for blood clotting issue
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J&J COVID-19 vaccine in limbo as countries, experts seek evidence for blood clotting issue

Vaccination-related blood clots are raising alarm because they are at least three times more likely than experts expect of typical clots in the brain.

COVID-19: US agencies recommend pause on use of J&J's vaccine over reports of blood clots
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COVID-19: US agencies recommend pause on use of J&J's vaccine over reports of blood clots

It is still unclear how much this could set back plans to vaccinate all adults in the United States by the end of May 2021.

Do COVID-19 vaccines provide protection to organ transplant recipients as well?
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Do COVID-19 vaccines provide protection to organ transplant recipients as well?

A report states that transplant recipients may fare better after the second dose but prior studies show the first shot is enough to kickstart antibody production.

Fully-vaccinated people can gather indoors, unmasked with non-vaccinated people: CDC
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Fully-vaccinated people can gather indoors, unmasked with non-vaccinated people: CDC

The CDC recommended against attending larger gatherings and travelling in the country or to foreign countries.

People fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can gather indoors without wearing masks or social distancing, announces CDC
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People fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can gather indoors without wearing masks or social distancing, announces CDC

The guidance is designed to address growing demand, as more adults have been getting vaccinated and wondering if it gives them greater freedom to visit family members, travel, or do other things like they did before the pandemic swept the world last year

You can't stop using masks, social distancing just because you are vaccinated
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You can't stop using masks, social distancing just because you are vaccinated

Vaccines in use so far require two doses, and experts say especially don’t let your guard down after the first dose.

Wearing two masks offers better protection against COVID-19 than one, CDC finds in limited study
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Wearing two masks offers better protection against COVID-19 than one, CDC finds in limited study

When both the exhaling and inhaling heads were double-masked, more than 95 percent of the particles were blocked.

New studies suggest brain size not associated with autism spectrum disorder but white matter development may be
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New studies suggest brain size not associated with autism spectrum disorder but white matter development may be

Autism spectrum disorder refers to a range of conditions characterised by developmental delays and disability, difficulty in social interactions and repetitive speech and behaviours

CDC shortens recommended quarantine period from 14 days to seven days if test are negative
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CDC shortens recommended quarantine period from 14 days to seven days if test are negative

In July CDC shortened, from 14 days to 10, its advice on how long a person should stay in isolation after they first experience COVID symptoms — provided they’re no longer sick.

Scott Atlas resigns as Donald Trump's special advisor on COVID-19 after controversial tenure
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Scott Atlas resigns as Donald Trump's special advisor on COVID-19 after controversial tenure

During his four months in the role, Atlas, who had no formal experience in public health or infectious diseases, questioned the need for masks and other measures to control the pandemic

Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US, but vaccine still months away, say experts
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Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US, but vaccine still months away, say experts

Friday’s filing sets off a chain of events as the US FDA and its independent advisers debate if the shots are ready. If so, still the CDC will have to decide how the initial limited supplies are rationed out to anxiously awaiting Americans

CDC's new directive says that wearing a mask could keep you from catching the Coronavirus
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CDC's new directive says that wearing a mask could keep you from catching the Coronavirus

by wearing a mask, it blocks out about 60 percent of the amount of virus that comes out of an infected person, the study found.

18 Trump rallies may have led to over 30,000 COVID-19 cases, 700 deaths, says Stanford study
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18 Trump rallies may have led to over 30,000 COVID-19 cases, 700 deaths, says Stanford study

Reacting to a Twitter post on the study, Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden said, 'President Trump doesn't care about you. He doesn't even care about his own supporters'

Fresh lockdowns in France and Germany as virus surges in Europe; COVID-19's global toll at 12 lakh, 4.4 crore infections
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Fresh lockdowns in France and Germany as virus surges in Europe; COVID-19's global toll at 12 lakh, 4.4 crore infections

Starting Friday, France will bar people from leaving their homes without authorisation, bars, and restaurants will be closed until at least December and travel between regions will be limited, President Emmanuel Macron said

COVID-19 transmission: Study indicates microdroplets do not spread SARS-CoV-2 as efficiently through air
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COVID-19 transmission: Study indicates microdroplets do not spread SARS-CoV-2 as efficiently through air

A recent study done in the US suggested that the risk of airborne transmission decreases by half when you double the physical distance and that even simple cloth masks can reduce the risk of transmission

Coronavirus flourishes where Donald Trump spends much of his time: Indoors
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Coronavirus flourishes where Donald Trump spends much of his time: Indoors

The CDC has not fully acknowledged the risk of airborne transmission of the virus indoors, beyond indirect nods to the importance of ventilation in schools and businesses.

Donald Trump says COVID-19 vaccine to be ready for mass distribution in US by October, condradicts CDC head
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Donald Trump says COVID-19 vaccine to be ready for mass distribution in US by October, condradicts CDC head

The US president made the prediction as the COVID-19 vaccine is still being tested in human subjects, and some health experts believed a highly effective vaccine is several months way

Operation Warp Speed wants states prepared to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine to Americans by November: CDC
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Operation Warp Speed wants states prepared to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine to Americans by November: CDC

The CDC Director said that waivers to the licensing and approval process won't compromise safety or integrity of the vaccine products.

Important to conduct more Coronavirus tests even if it is just using standard rapid test
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Important to conduct more Coronavirus tests even if it is just using standard rapid test

The CDC’s calculations suggest that it is extremely difficult to detect any live virus in a sample above a threshold of 33 cycles.