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Dr. Tom Frieden Jun 22
Big picture in the US: where distancing stopped too soon, big increases have just begun. Until the CDC is able to speak directly to the American public, I'll be summarizing their weekly reports. This is the latest on where we stand.
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Dr. Tom Frieden Jun 15
Since the CDC isn't being allowed to host media briefings on the Covid work they're doing, I've summarized what I see as the most important findings from their latest report—the single best source of information on the pandemic.
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Applebox.media Jun 7
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CDC Flu Apr 17
With ongoing declines in activity & effects on flu-like illness & pneumonia and influenza mortality data, week 14 was the final week of a full report. See for interpretation of data from flu & other surveillance systems:
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CDC Jun 9
The latest CDC report shows that the proportion of death certificates coded as being related to decreased for the sixth week from 13.7% for the week ending May 23 to 8.4% for the week ending May 30.
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CDC Jun 2
The latest CDC data show that -associated hospitalization rates are highest among American Indian/Alaska Natives, Blacks, and Hispanics/Latinos. Existing disparities can make these groups more vulnerable to COVID-19 outbreaks.
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CDC Sep 28
The latest CDC report shows that adults 65 and older and adults ages 50 – 64 have the highest cumulative -associated hospitalization rates, followed by adults ages 18 – 49, children ages 0 – 4, and children ages 5 – 17: .
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CDC Jul 27
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However, latest CDC report also indicates that -like illnesses are on the rise in the Midwest, Central and Mountain regions of the country. Learn more: .
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CDC Sep 18
The latest CDC report shows that, since the beginning of August, weekly hospitalization rates for all adult age groups have declined. Hospitalization rates among children have remained steady during the same period. Learn more: .
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CDC Jul 10
CDC’s latest report shows that people 65+ continue to experience the highest hospitalization rates of all age groups, with levels higher than end-of-season rates from 4 of the last 5 flu seasons. Learn more: .
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CDC Oct 16
The latest CDC report shows that every region in the United States is reporting an increase in the percentage of medical visits for illnesses with symptoms similar to those associated with illness. Learn more:
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CDC Aug 24
The latest CDC report shows that minority populations, like American Indian, Black and Hispanic, continue to be hospitalized for at nearly 5 times the rate of their non-Hispanic White counterparts. Learn more: .
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CDC Sep 14
The latest CDC report shows that the percentage of ER visits associated with has decreased nationally for eight consecutive weeks and is on the decline in all 10 regions in the U.S. Learn more: .
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North Georgia Health Apr 14
, the CDC network that tracks hospitalization rates, shows overall hospitalization rate increasing, w/rates increasing w/age. Rates in people age 65 & older are highest at 39 per 100k people. Ages 65+ should take special precautions
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CDC Sep 4
The latest CDC report shows that after declining for more than a month, the percentage of people that tested positive for nationally increased slightly last week. This is the first national increase in this percentage since mid-July:
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Lava Centre Oct 16
Hekla sparkles in the low morning light, just waiting patiently. Views from LAVA Centre at Hvolsvöllur.
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CDC Jul 17
The latest CDC report shows indicators used to track -like illness are increasing in multiple parts of the U.S., with the Southeast, South Central, and South West/Coast regions seeing higher levels of activity than those in March/April: .
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CDC Sep 21
The latest CDC report shows the percentage of people testing positive for and of medical visits for symptoms similar to are decreasing or remaining stable nationally, although there has been some regional variation: .
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CDC Oct 9
The latest CDC report shows that the overall percentage of people testing positive for decreased nationally last week, but percentages increased slightly in children ages 5 – 17 and adults 65 and older: .
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CDC Jul 27
The latest CDC report indicates that while -like illnesses are starting to decline in the Southeast, South Central, and South West/Coast regions, they are still at higher levels compared to March/April.
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