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# cdc - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests

Apr 15th 2021, 8:06 AM 16,719 Views 41 Comments

Airlines don’t agree, they argue that filters and air-flow systems on most planes make them safe when passengers wear face masks.

# cdc - Monday 29 March, 2021

Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective
# MRNA Vaccines
# MRNA Vaccines

Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective

Mar 29th 2021, 4:51 PM 21,862 Views 11 Comments

In further encouraging news, one dose of either vaccine resulted in 80% protection against infection.

# cdc - Friday 25 December, 2020

US to require travellers from UK to have negative Covid-19 test before their flight
# CDC
# CDC

US to require travellers from UK to have negative Covid-19 test before their flight

Dec 25th 2020, 3:40 PM 12,803 Views 15 Comments

Airlines must deny boarding to any passenger who does not get a test, US authorities said.

# cdc - Friday 24 July, 2020

FactCheck: Can a common cold cause a positive Covid-19 test?
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

FactCheck: Can a common cold cause a positive Covid-19 test?

Jul 24th 2020, 4:17 PM 179,388 Views 25 Comments

A claim that started in the US, which suggests that a case of cold or flu, or a previous vaccine against them, can give a positive Covid-19 test result, has reached Ireland.

# cdc - Friday 29 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

May 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 39,313 Views 86 Comments

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

# cdc - Monday 16 March, 2020

CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down

Mar 16th 2020, 11:20 AM 2,952 Views 1 Comment

The NBA and other major sports leagues in the United States could be idle for longer than initially anticipated.

# cdc - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Coronavirus case confirmed in Germany as death toll reaches 106 in China
# China
# China

Coronavirus case confirmed in Germany as death toll reaches 106 in China

Updated Jan 28th 2020, 12:08 PM 30,211 Views 34 Comments

In the US, authorities have warned citizens against all non-essential travel to China.

# cdc - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Six children die after severe viral outbreak at New Jersey health centre
# Adenovirus
# Adenovirus

Six children die after severe viral outbreak at New Jersey health centre

Oct 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 21,636 Views 1 Comment

The rehabilitation centre helps “medically fragile children” in the US state.

# cdc - Monday 1 August, 2016

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads
# Wynwood
# Wynwood

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads

Aug 1st 2016, 7:37 PM 14,794 Views 8 Comments

The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.

# cdc - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich
# Pillows Of Cash
# Pillows Of Cash

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich

Apr 9th 2015, 4:10 PM 15,405 Views 22 Comments

It seems wealth has its privileges.

# cdc - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre
# Smallpox
# Smallpox

Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre

Jul 8th 2014, 6:56 PM 14,815 Views 11 Comments

World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.

# cdc - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Here's what Barbie would look like if she was a real woman
# Living Doll
From The Daily Edge
# Living Doll

Here's what Barbie would look like if she was a real woman

Jul 4th 2013, 9:28 AM 5,008 Views 1 Comment

Got the one and only walking, talking…

# cdc - Monday 5 November, 2012

US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis
# Research
# Research

US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis

Nov 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,403 Views 13 Comments

Researchers found that the number of suicides more than quadrupled in the United States between 2008 and 2010, echoing the findings of similar research in Ireland.

# cdc - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

America's disease control centre denies that the zombie apocalypse is coming
# WOrld War Z
From The Daily Edge
# WOrld War Z

America's disease control centre denies that the zombie apocalypse is coming

Jun 6th 2012, 11:31 AM 8,384 Views 50 Comments

Following a spate of gruesome attacks the CDC has said that it is not aware of any condition that can reanimate the dead.

# cdc - Saturday 19 May, 2012

US government calls for 'baby boomer' hepatitis C testing
# US
# US

US government calls for 'baby boomer' hepatitis C testing

May 19th 2012, 3:21 PM 2,896 Views 0 Comments

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only a quarter of the generation most likely to be infected has been tested to date.

# cdc - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Death toll from US listeria outbreak rises to 18
# Listeria
# Listeria

Death toll from US listeria outbreak rises to 18

Oct 5th 2011, 2:16 PM 366 Views 0 Comments

The deadly outbreak has been liked to cantaloupe grown on a farm in Colorado.