January 26, 2022

CDC Warns Against Travel to 22 Destinations Over COVID-19

WASHINGTON—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday advised against travel to 22 nations and territories because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases, including for Israel, Australia, Egypt, Albania, Argentina, and Uruguay. The CDC elevated its travel recommendation to “Level Four: Very High,” telling Americans they should avoid travel to those destinations…

New York Times Complains CDC Victimized by ‘Imperfect Science’

Al Drago – Pool/Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been victimized by “imperfect science,” the New York Times complained Monday. While the establishment media throughout the pandemic have urged Americans to “trust the science” because it is the “only method we have of understanding the world,” the Times acknowledged that science is imperfect. The revelation…

CDC: Coronavirus Deaths Increase 40 Percent in One Week 

Coronavirus deaths have increased 4src percent in one week, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky told reporters Wednesday. While Joe Biden said Donald Trump was responsible for U.S. coronavirus deaths in 2src2src, the death rate in the past week has increased 4src percent, or per the CDC’s moving seven-day average, 1,633 deaths per day. An estimated 339,srcsrcsrc individuals have died from…

CDC doubles down on isolation guidelines after criticism, says people can take a test if they have 'access'

The CDC updated its guidance around isolation on Tuesday, declining to add a clear testing recommendation while saying that people can take a test if they have “access” and “want to.”  The new guidelines come as millions of Americans wait in hours-long lines to get tested during a record-breaking surge in cases.  The agency halved […]

CDC Confusion: Omicron 95 Percent of Coronavirus Strains, Up from 22 Percent

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated the omicron variant now accounts for 95 percent of coronavirus strains as of January 1. While omicron has defied the CDC’s past infectious calculations, 95 percent is an increase from December 18, when the CDC estimated 22 percent of all infections were due to omicron. Biden said he would…

Live Q&A: Fauci Suggests Negative COVID-19 Tests to Leave Quarantine, CDC Says That May Take 12 Weeks

Anthony Fauci, the White House pandemic advisor, told ABC News on Sunday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now evaluating a recent rule revision that allows people who tested positive to leave if they haven’t received a negative COVID-19 test. This comes after the CDC shortened isolation time from 10 days…

CDC Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Periods 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the recommended time for isolation and quarantine periods for those infected with or exposed to the coronavirus. The CDC’s updated guidelines come as the omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads across the nation. CDC has shortened the recommended time for #COVID19 isolation and quarantine. Learn more…

CDC Panel Unanimously Advises Agency to Promote mRNA Shots, Not J&J

A panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday voted unanimously to advise the agency to promote mRNA vaccines, Pfizer’s and Moderna’s, over the traditional Johnson & Johnson. The panel seemingly attributed the recommendation to the concerns over blood clots, although the agency confirmed nine fatalities related to the blood clotting issue…

CDC updates guidance to urge boosters for all individuals over 18 as omicron looms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday updated agency guidance to advise that anyone over age 18 should receive a COVID-19 booster shot. “Today, CDC is strengthening its recommendation on booster doses for individuals who are 18 years and older. Everyone ages 18 and older should get a booster shot either when […]

Sesame Street Muppets Advocate for Coronavirus Vaccines After CDC Approves Use in 5-11 Age Group

Fictional Sesame Street muppets have taken to social media to encourage children to get vaccinated following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the five to eleven age group. In a tweet on Saturday morning, the imaginary character Big Bird pretended it received a coronavirus vaccine. “I got…

CDC Links Foreign Infection Reported in U.S. to Aromatherapy Fragrance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified the bacteria that causes melioidosis — an infection primarily found in Southeast Asia and northern Australia — in an aromatherapy fragrance bottle at the home of one of four Americans that contracted the infection this year.  Between March and July of 2021, four cases of melioidosis were confirmed…

CDC Increases Vaccination Recommendation for Pregnant Women

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) enhanced their vaccination recommendation for pregnant women Wednesday. The CDC’s recommendation is based on “new” evidence about the safety of vaccines, which the found “pregnant people can receive an mRNA vaccine with no increased risk to themselves or their babies,” ABC News first reported. The CDC’s claims are below:…

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims The CDC Director Said COVID-19 Vaccines Are ‘Failing’

An image shared on Facebook claims CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said COVID-19 vaccines are “failing” and vaccinated individuals can be “super-spreaders.” Verdict: False There is no record of Walensky saying that vaccines are “failing” or that vaccinated individuals are “super-spreaders.” In a recent press release, she said the viral loads of vaccinated people infected with…

CDC Director: Vaccines Can’t ‘Prevent Transmission’ with Delta, Get Vaccinated ‘to Protect You from Transmission to Others’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated that with the Delta variant, coronavirus vaccines cannot prevent transmission anymore, and urged people to get vaccinated “to protect you from transmission to others, as well as to protect all of us from seeing a more aggressive emerging variant.” Walensky said, “Our…

CDC Director Walensky: Vaccinated Children, Adults Should Wear Masks Inside K-12 Schools

Appearing Monday during the Biden administration’s COVID-19 Response Team press briefing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated that both adults and children, whether they are vaccinated against the coronavirus or not, should wear a mask indoors at a K-12 school in the coming fall. CDC dir. Dr. Rochelle Walensky: “Everyone…

Chaos: Team Biden Struggles to Explain CDC Call for Vaccinated Americans to Wear Masks Again

The White House on Tuesday struggled to explain why the Centers for Disease Control would announce new masking policies across the country, despite ongoing faith in the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines. “I know this is slightly awkward timing,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki acknowledged at the beginning of the daily press briefing. The CDC…

Rand Paul on CDC Guidance, Federal Mandates on Masks: ‘It’s About Submission’

Friday on FNC’s “The Ingraham Angle,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) criticized the justification for mask mandates, arguing that they were not based on science. “It’s about submission,” he said. “There’s never been any evidence of spreading events in the schools. The kids do very well with this. The idea that we’re going to put masks…

CDC investigating death of 13-year-old who died after Pfizer vaccine

News of the death of 13-year-old Jacob Clynick broke on June 20, when the boy’s aunt Tami Burages posted on Twitter: “A week ago today my brother’s 13-year-old son had his 2nd covid shot. Less than 3 days later he died. The initial autopsy results (done Friday) were that his heart was enlarged and there […]

‘It’s A Free-For-All’: Dana Bash Presses CDC Director On Leaving Locals To Fend For Themselves On Mask Rules

CNN host Dana Bash pressed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky on Sunday for the “mixed message” people and businesses are receiving with regards to mask mandates. The Thursday move by the CDC that updated its guidance to allow vaccinated people to dispense with masks has “set off confusion for…

‘The US Gymnastics Team Would Be Very Proud’: Mark Meadows Says The CDC Is Scrambling To Keep Control Of People’s Lives

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Tuesday that the CDC was doing everything it could to keep control over the lives of Americans. Meadows joined host Tammy Bruce on “Fox News Primetime” to discuss the most recent guidance from both the CDC and the White House, which indicated a number of outdoor…

CDC Chief Rochelle Walensky Blames Youth Sports for Coronavirus Uptick

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has blamed the return of youth sports for an uptick in coronavirus cases across the country. “We are learning that many outbreaks in young people are related to youth sports and extracurricular activities,’’ Walensky said at a White House briefing on Monday, the New York Post…

Airlines Celebrate Updated CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated Travelers

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines celebrated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) updated guidance Friday, which states that fully vaccinated people can “travel safely within the United States.” The April 2 guidance said fully vaccinated individuals are “less likely to get and spread COVID-19” and specified that such individuals can “travel safely…

CDC Director: Our Data ‘Suggests That Vaccinated People Do Not Carry the Virus’

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated that CDC data released earlier in the day “suggests that vaccinated people do not carry the virus, don’t get sick, and that it’s not just in the clinical trials, but it’s also in real-world data.” Walensky said, “I’m so impressed with…

Here’s Why CDC Altered Social Distancing Rules For Schools, But Not Everyone Else

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stopped short of changing social distancing guidelines despite economic ramifications and contrary evidence. “For adults, the evidence continues to show that a distance of at least 6 feet is necessary to lower transmission risk,” CDC spokesperson Jasmine Reed told the Daily Caller News Foundation. The 6-feet…

CDC Director: We’re ‘Being Extra Cautious’ with Guidance on Vaccinated People Travelling

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated that the agency is “being extra cautious right now” with its guidance on whether fully vaccinated people can travel. Walensky said, “You know, we’re looking at the data carefully with regard to travel. What we do know is that there’s more — there’s…

GOP Rep. Wenstrup: CDC Backpedaling on School Re-Openings Due to ‘Pressure from Above’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) accused the Biden administration of caving to teachers’ unions on re-opening schools and stated that CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is walking back her prior advice on re-opening schools due to “pressure from above.” Wenstrup said [relevant remarks begin around…

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield Calls Again for In-School Learning

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) repeated his call for schools to open for in-person learning, asserting that schools are not a major cause of coronavirus contagion. “You know, I was very disappointed in New York when they closed schools, when they hit their three percent point,” said Dr. Robert…

CDC: Drug overdoses hit new record.

More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a new record. The CDC recorded a 6.6 percent increase in fatal drug overdoses from 2016, but noted that the preliminary numbers likely underestimate the final death toll. More than 40,000 people died from opioid overdoses last year, […]

CDC Study: Gay, Bisexual Teens More Prone to Risky Behavior

A national study by the Centers for Disease Control suggests that gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers face more bullying and are also more likely to engage in violence-related risky behaviors, use of drugs and alcohol, and consider attempting suicide. Nationwide, about 89 percent of students identified as heterosexual, 2 percent as gay or lesbian, 6 […]

REPORT: CDC Ignores Own Study, Allows Refugees Into U.S. Without Proper Tests

Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, is criticizing the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for allowing refugees to enter the United States without screening and treatment for latent tuberculosis. Seven of the agency’s own public health experts said such screening and treatment “would potentially save millions of dollars […]

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