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CDC panel clears Pfizer Covid vaccine for people over age of 16

CDC panel clears Pfizer Covid vaccine for people over age of 16

CDC headquarters in Atlanta Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg via Getty Images A key U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel voted unanimously to recommend Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine for people 16 years and older on Saturday, clearing another pivotal hurdle for the drug before vaccinations begin in the coming days. …

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CDC offers shorter 7- and 10-day Covid quarantine guidelines

CDC offers shorter 7- and 10-day Covid quarantine guidelines

Women walk past a novel coronavirus testing site in Los Angeles, California, December 1, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced shortened alternatives to its recommended quarantine for people who were exposed to someone with Covid-19, Dr. Henry Walke, the agency’s Covid-19 …

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CDC panel votes today on who gets the Covid vaccine first

CDC panel votes today on who gets the Covid vaccine first

[The stream is slated to start at 2 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, an outside group of medical experts that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is scheduled to vote …

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CDC panel set Tuesday to vote who gets vaccine first

CDC panel set Tuesday to vote who gets vaccine first

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel is set to vote Tuesday on who will be first in line to get the coronavirus vaccine. The meeting with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, an outside group of medical experts that advises the CDC, comes a day after …

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Boston Market small group orders surge as CDC urges limits

Boston Market small group orders surge as CDC urges limits

Boston Market has seen food orders for small groups grow exponentially, offsetting losses to the fast-casual restaurant’s catering business and signaling that families are taking the government’s advice to limit gathering sizes for Thanksgiving dinner, President Randy Miller told CNBC Wednesday. “I am optimistic that we’re actually going to exceed last …

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CDC expected to shorten recommended time

CDC expected to shorten recommended time

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering shortening it’s recommended two-week quarantine period for people who have come in contact with people who have it — a change welcomed by some medical experts who say the relaxed guidelines would be easier for people to follow. Current CDC …

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CDC failed to capture true toll of Covid on minorities

CDC failed to capture true toll of Covid on minorities

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) participates in a news conference with other Democratic Senators at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 20, 2020. Erin Scott | Reuters Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to clarify and revise its estimates for the risk posed …

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