Despite a court ruling last month declaring mask-wearing mandates unconstitutional, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tuesday issued once again a recommendation to restate the measure on planes, trains, and buses.
Some 4,500 commercial flights have been canceled or rescheduled over the weekend worldwide as crews were affected by the Omicron variant of coronavirus, which left airlines short of staff to handle the sudden crisis.
A report released Wednesday has shown that life expectancy in the United States has dropped in a way unseen since World War II as a consequence of the spread of COVID-19.
World Health Organization (WHO) officials have urged even fully vaccinated people to continue wearing masks and to keep taking other measures to prevent infection.
All air travelers arriving in the United States will need to present a negative coronavirus test, according to the latest announcement. Under the rules taking effect Jan. 26, travelers including U.S. citizens must show a negative test within three days of departure or documentation of recovery from COVID-19, under an order signed by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force on Tuesday that its new guidance would cut quarantine time for individuals exposed to the virus by as much as half.
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised against cruise ship travel, as the risk of Covid-19 on liners is very high.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the extension of a No Sail Order for cruise ships through October 31, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at least 250 passengers in waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction.
The No Sail Order issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is scheduled to expire on September 30, and as of now, no further updates have come from the organization.
Most Americans wore cloth face-coverings after the government recommended their use in April, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a publication released on Tuesday. CDC researchers analyzed data from more than 800 adults in two internet surveys in April and May who reported going outdoors in the past week.