WHO and CDC declare measles a global imminent threat

A joint report by two major public health bodies has declared measles a “major threat” to the global community. Released on Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) raised fears that a record drop in measles vaccination rates and continuing large outbreaks meant the respiratory virus was … Read more

More than a dozen sickened from Listeria outbreak: CDC

A nationwide listeria outbreak involving deli meats and cheese has killed one person and hospitalized 13 others, including a pregnant woman, federal officials said Wednesday. In total, 16 people in six states became ill with the deadly bacteria, including seven in New York. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Told. The CDC said the remaining … Read more

CDC loosens mask mandates for healthcare facilities

The federal government is no longer recommending universal masking in health facilities, according to new CDC recommendations quietly published last week. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ordinance It reversed nearly two-and-a-half years of guidance issued on Friday saying that face coverings are now required only in hospitals and nursing homes where transmission of COVID-19 … Read more