Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 file photo, a patient receives an influenza vaccine in Mesquite, Texas.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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August 19, 2020 - 1:11 pm
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Pharmacists in all 50 states are now allowed to give childhood vaccinations under a new directive aimed at preventing future outbreaks of measles and other preventable diseases. Alex Azar, the head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
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Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Redfield, speaks during a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Education building Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Washington.
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July 09, 2020 - 9:03 pm
CDC head sticking to school-opening guides Trump criticized
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Jeff Katz
April 29, 2020 - 3:53 pm
JetBlue is now requiring that all passengers wear a face mask due to COVID-19. Click here to find out more!
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Anne Schuchat
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Jeff Katz
April 07, 2020 - 5:55 pm
Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC tells Jeff Katz health experts have used death toll models to understand the coronavirus, not to predict the outcome. Listen to the full interview here!
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Robert Redfield
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Jeff Katz
April 07, 2020 - 11:38 am
CDC Director Robert Redfield said that the death toll from COVID-19 will be "much lower" than projections because people are following social distancing. Click here to listen ti his full comments.
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September 17, 2018 - 1:49 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON , AP Medical Writer A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but many of the battery-powered devices...
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