The CDC is working with Massachusetts health officials to investigate a case of monkeypox. It’s a disease that is popping up in several countries that don’t normally see this type of illness, including here in the U.S.
By Arielle Mitropoulos and Cheyenne Haslett
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s independent advisory committee has given the green light for Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 booster shots to be given to children ages 5 to 11 years old, paving the way for parents to get their children boosted as early as Friday morning.
Vaccine advisers with the CDC are set to vote today on COVID-19 boosters for children ages 5-11.
The CDC releases its forecast on COVID cases, hospitalizations and says every state can expect to see a jump over the next two weeks
As we get ready for summer and all the outdoor activities, be on the lookout for ticks. The CDC estimates nearly half a million Americans are diagnosed and treated for Lyme Disease every year.
Previous recommendations suggested tests only for those who did not have up to date COVID-19 vaccinations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched a new disease forecasting center to tell you when to watch out for emerging viruses, based on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the agency, the rate of children vaccinated against common diseases like measles, whooping cough and chicken pox dropped below 94%.
By Michael Balsamo
The Justice Department is filing an appeal seeking to overturn a judge’s order that voided the federal mask mandate on planes, trains and travel hubs. It came minutes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked the Justice Department to appeal the decision handed down by a federal judge in Florida earlier this week.
More information on COVID-19 vaccine booster doses will be released to the public soon.