A recent increase in Covid-19 hospitalizations among adolescents reinforces the importance of getting vaccinated as well as practicing prevention measures against the coronavirus, according to a study released Friday.
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The seven-day average of newly administered doses of the Covid-19 vaccine has fallen below 1 million per day for the first time since January, according to data published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
She's spent the past four months pitching health guidance as head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The US is reporting some of the lowest COVID-19 metrics in nearly a year and officials say we're finally turning the corner. But vaccination rates have slowed nationwide and are uneven across American communities.
The US has reached a "landmark day" in the Covid-19 pandemic as 60% of American adults have gotten at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
(CNN) -- The news flashed across the country -- mask-free at last!
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Sunday that people have to be honest with themselves when deciding whether to wear a mask after the agency lifted masking requirements for vaccinated people.
For Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, daily life may look increasingly different than for those who aren't inoculated yet following Thursday's mask guidance, experts said.
His comments came hours after the CDC announced that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear masks.
A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expert said Wednesday that it's OK to give the coronavirus vaccine alongside other vaccinations, a major boon for children and teenagers behind on their regular inoculations.