CDC Internal Report Calls Delta Variant As Contagious As Chickenpox

The Delta variant is much more contagious, more likely to circumvent the protections offered by vaccines, and can cause more serious illness than any other known version of the virus, according to an internal presentation circulating the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency’s director, Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, accepted on Tuesday Vaccinated people …

Retailers Revisit Mask Debate After New CDC Guidelines

The government’s updated guidance on pandemic measures has put retailers in a situation they thought was a thing of the past: the decision whether to require masks for customers and employees. New recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention call for re-masking where the virus is spreading rapidly and covers about two-thirds of …

New CDC Mask Guide Complicates Back-to-Office Plans

Two months after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was OK for vaccinated people to wear masks indoors, the agency Reverse route on Tuesday, saying that Americans should wear masks again, at least in areas with high rates of coronavirus infection. The announcement complicates return-to-office plans for many companies at a time …

CDC Says Some Vaccinated Americans Need to Wear Masks Again

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it is reviewing a decision made just two months ago. He said people vaccinated against the coronavirus should continue to wear masks in public indoors in parts of the country where the virus is spreading. CDC officials also recommended universal masking for teachers, staff, students and …

As Infections Rise, CDC Urges Some Vaccinated Americans to Wear

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it is reviewing a decision made just two months ago. He said people vaccinated against the coronavirus should continue to wear masks in public indoors in parts of the country where the virus is spreading. CDC officials also recommended universal masking for teachers, staff, students and …

The CDC will recommend that some vaccinated people wear masks.

reverse a decision just made two months agoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend people get the coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday. continue to wear masks indoors under certain conditions. Change follows rising reports breakthrough infections With the Delta variant of the virus in fully vaccinated persons. But the new guidance will …

‘Not Out of the Woods’: CDC Issues Warning to Unvaccinated

WASHINGTON — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Thursday that the United States is “not yet out of the woods” with the pandemic, and is once again “at a critical point” with the highly contagious Delta variant smashing unvaccinated. communities. Just weeks after President Biden held a Fourth of …

‘Not Out of the Jungle’: CDC Issues Fresh Warning About Virus

WASHINGTON — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Thursday that the United States is “not yet out of the woods” with the pandemic, and is once again “at a critical point” with the highly contagious Delta variant smashing unvaccinated. communities. Just weeks after President Biden held a Fourth of …

CDC Director Warns Against ‘Unvaccinated Pandemic’

As the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus Fuel outbreaks in the United StatesThe director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Friday: an unvaccinated epidemic” Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are well below the peak of last winter, and vaccines are effective against Delta, but CDC director Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky urged …